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Shredder Operator

Tend machines that heat and chop sheets of alkali cellulose into crumbs.

What does a Shredder Operator do?

Tends machine that heats and chops sheets of alkali cellulose into crumbs for use in producing rayon: Opens hatch of machine to accommodate sheets of cellulose dumped into machine by other workers. Closes and secures hatch and starts machine. Turns valves and observes thermometers to maintain temperature of product at plant standard. Stops machine after prescribed time for unloading by other workers.