Partition Making Machine Operator

Tend machines that cut interlocking slots in two strips of cardboard.

What does a Partition Making Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that cuts interlocking slots or notches in two strips of cardboard and automatically assembles strips at right angles to form multicell partition for cardboard container: Loads rolls of cardboard into machine feed reels and threads cardboard through guide rolls. Starts machine and observes operation of feeding, slotting, cutoff, and assembly mechanisms to detect malfunctioning. Examines assembled partitions at discharge chute and verifies conformance to specified dimensions, using go-not-go gauges. Replaces worn slotting punches and dull cutoff blades, using handtools. May assemble slotted strips by hand to form multicell partition for cardboard container.