Operate or tend cementing and gluing machines to join items for further processing or to form a completed product. Processes include joining veneer sheets into plywood; gluing paper; joining rubber and rubberized fabric parts, plastic, simulated leather, or other materials.
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Sample Job Titles
Automobile Brake Bonder
Blanket Winder Operator
Board Liner Operator
Bonding Machine Operator
Book Jacket Cover Machine Operator
Box Lining Machine Feeder
Box Lining Machine Operator
Box Sealing Machine Operator
Brush Head Maker
Bulk Sealer Operator
Case Making Machine Operator
Casing In Operator
Cement Machine Operator
Cementer and Folder, Machine
Cementer, Machine Applicator
Cementing Machine Operator
Chip Applying Machine Tender
Core Composer Machine Tender
Core Feeder, Plywood Layup Line
Core Laying Machine Operator
Core Machine Tender
Coverer, Looseleaf Binder
Crew Leader, Gluing
Crown Assembly Machine Operator
Doweling Machine Operator
Dual Hose Cementer
Edge Bander, Machine
Edge Glue Machine Tender
Electric Sealing Machine Operator
Electronic Heat Seal Operator
Ending Machine Operator
Glass Wool Blanket Machine Feeder
Glue Jointer Operator
Glue Line Operator
Glue Machine Operator
Glue Mounter Operator
Glue Reel Operator
Glue Size Machine Operator
Glue Spreader, Veneer
Glue Spreading Machine Operator
Glue Wheel Operator
Gluer Machine Operator
Gluing Machine Operator, Automatic
Gumming Machine Operator
Handle Machine Operator
Hat Stock Laminating Machine Operator
Heat Sealing Machine Operator
Hot Plate Plywood Press Operator
Hot Press Operator
Laminating Machine Operator
Lamp Shade Joiner
Liner Machine Operator
Machine Joiner Cementer
Masking Machine Operator
Panel Flow Machine Operator
Paper Lay-Up Handler
Paster, Hat Lining
Patch Machine Operator
Perfect Bind Machine Operator
Sealing Machine Operator
Stripping Machine Operator
Tape Making Machine Operator
Wrapping Machine Operator
- Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
- Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
- Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Operators
- Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- Plating and Coating Machine Operators
- Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
- Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
- Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
- Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
- Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
- Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
- Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
- Supplemental — Measure and mix ingredients to prepare glue.
- Core — Fill machines with glue, cement, or adhesives.
- Supplemental — Depress pedals to lower electrodes that heat and seal edges of material.
- Core — Mount or load material such as paper, plastic, wood, or rubber in feeding mechanisms of cementing or gluing machines.
- Core — Maintain production records such as quantities, dimensions, and thicknesses of materials processed.
- Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
- Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
- Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.