Button Decorating Machine Operator

Tend machines that cut ornamental designs into face of button blanks.

What does a Button Decorating Machine Operator do?

Tends automatic machines that cut ornamental designs into face of nonmetallic button blanks: Loads blanks into machine hopper, using hand scoop. Starts machine and observes feeding, cutting, and indexing mechanisms. Removes jammed blanks from feed chute, using wire pick. May remove and replace worn cutters and abrasive wheels, using wrenches. May place blanks by hand in chucks of semiautomatic, manually indexed machine. May examine samples for finishing defects.