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  • 1) Tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers: Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.

  • 2) Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.

  • 3) Makes minor adjustments or repairs, such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.

  • 4) Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.

  • 5) May feed product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices and unload packaged product.

  • 6) May replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.

  • 7) May mount supplies on spindles or place supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.

  • 8) May position and hold container in machine and depress pedal, press button, or move lever to clean, glue, label, sew, or staple container.

  • 9) May cut stencils and stencil information on container, such as lot number or shipping destination.

  • 10) May tally number of units of product packaged or record information, such as size, weight, and type of products packaged.

  • 11) May be designated according to specific function or functions performed by machine tended as Bottle Washer, Machine II; Capping-Machine Operator; Container-Maker-Filler-Packer Operator; Filling-Machine Operator; Labeler, Machine; Wrapping-Machine Operator.

  • 12) May be designated: Aerosol-Line Operator; Bag Printer; Blister-Packing-Machine Tender; Bread-Wrapping-Machine Feeder; Candy-Wrapping-Machine Operator; Carton-Gluing-Machine Operator; Cellophane Wrapper, Machine; Cover Marker; Glassine-Machine Tender; Packing-Machine Tender; Palletizer Operator II; Sack Sewer, Machine; Silk Screener; Spring Crater; Stencil Cutter, Machine; Tea-Bag-Machine Tender; Tire Wrapper; Tube-Filling Machine Operator; Tying-Machine Operator; Wrapping-And-Packing-Machine Operator.

  • 13) Workers who package products by hand are classified under PACKAGER, HAND.

  • 14) May act as lead worker.




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DOT:   920.685-078

Job Number: 7067