Profession tissue paper perforating and rewinding operator

Tissue paper perforating and rewinding operators tend a machine that takes in tissue paper, perforates it, and rolls it up to create various types of sanitary paper.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Types of pulp

    Kinds of pulp are distinguished based on their fibre type and the specific chemical processes through which they were created.

  • Quality standards

    The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.

  • Types of perforating machines

    The different kinds of perforating machines, such as crown perforators, punching machines, and sweatband perforators.


  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Perform test run

    Perform tests putting a system, machine, tool or other equipment through a series of actions under actual operating conditions in order to assess its reliability and suitability to realise its tasks, and adjust settings accordingly.

  • Work safely with machines

    Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.

  • Monitor paper reel

    Overview the jumbo paper reel, which winds the paper at the right tension onto a core.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Set up the controller of a machine

    Set up and give commands to a machine by dispatching the appropriate data and input into the (computer) controller corresponding with the desired processed product.

  • Monitor automated machines

    Continuously check up on the automated machine's set-up and execution or make regular control rounds. If necessary, record and interpret data on the operating conditions of installations and equipment in order to identify abnormalities.

  • Monitor conveyor belt

    Monitor the flow of the work pieces on the conveyor belt as they are processed by the machine to ensure optimal productivity.

  • Operate paper winding machine

    Use machinery to fabricate toilet paper packages in roll form. Feed paper to the machine and bring it into a winding position, which results in the rolling of mandrels and forming of the product.

  • Supply machine

    Ensure the machine is fed the necessary and adequate materials and control the placement or automatic feed and retrieval of work pieces in the machines or machine tools on the production line.

  • Conform to health and safety regulations

    Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

  • Operate perforating machine

    Tend machine that perforates sheets of papers with lines of fine holes, facilitating tearing sheets. Install perforating disks in the machine and set guides to adapt the size of the sheet by using hand tools. Feed the machine and remove perforated sheets as they accumulate on the machine table.

  • Check paper quality

    Monitor every aspect of the paper quality, such as its thickness, opacity and smoothness according to specifications and for further treatment and finishing processes.

Optional knowledge and skills

operate electric embossing press printing techniques operate tissue sheet binder tend packaging machines record production data for quality control operate pulper perform machine maintenance report defective manufacturing materials prepare production reports monitor gauge inspect quality of products keep records of work progress grade pulp operate paper drying cylinders feed pulp mixing vat maintain recycling records operate paper press adjust properties of cut types of paper tend bleacher consult technical resources operate paper folding machine deinking processes coordinate shipments of recycling materials