Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders:

Set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $30,510.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,402
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -1.56 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Machining
Supervisory Skills
Product Sales
Description and Demonstration of Products
Retail Sales
Customer Contact



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