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Tape Fastener Machine Operator

Tend machines that staple ribbons or string ties.

What does a Tape Fastener Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that staples ribbon or string ties onto flaps of fiber folder: Winds ribbons or string on reel and cuts strands with shears to make lengths of tape according to size of folders [PAPER-REEL OPERATOR]. Adjusts fastening machine guides according to size of folder, using handtools. Fills feed magazine with staples and starts machine. Positions flaps of folders against guides and holds length of tape across envelope flap under machine ram. Depresses pedal to lower ram and staple tape to flap.