1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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7295-11 Paper Products Machine Operator

Makes paper packaging and other products from paper and fibreboard stock.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • sets up equipment such as printing plates, ink circulation systems, slitting knives, slotting knives, creasers, cutting dies, and folding and gluing equipment
  • checks and loads supplies of paper or fibreboard
  • operates machines and forms cardboard containers, paper plates, egg cartons, tissue paper products and cardboard tubes
  • monitors quality, packaging and stacking of products
  • adjusts, cleans, repairs and replaces machine parts
  • records production details and reports machine or production faults
  • may select appropriate materials and make sample products for customer approval

Carton Making Machinist
Paper Bag Making Machinist

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