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Box-Blank-Machine Operator

Set up, adjust, and operate machines to staple cleats and boards.

What does a Box-Blank-Machine Operator do?

Sets up, adjusts, and operates machine to staple cleats and boards together to assemble box sections: Adds or removes links from chain-feed belt, spaces stops on belt, and spaces stapling heads, according to dimensions of box, using wrench. Mounts spools of wire on machine, threads ends through stapling heads, and starts machine. Directs workers engaged in feeding cleats and boards to machine and removing finished product. May make wirebound box sections, threading binding wire through guides so that staples fasten binding wire to box, and be designated Wire-Bound-Box-Machine Operator.