9435- Paper converting machine operators

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Paper converting machine operators

Job Description: 

Paper converting machine operators operate various machines which fabricate and assemble paper products such as paper bags, containers, boxes, envelopes and similar articles. They are employed by paper products manufacturing companies.

Main Duties: 

Paper converting machine operators perform some or all of the following duties:

Operate machines which cut, fold, glue or clip paper and cardboard to make boxes, corrugated cartons and other articles
Operate machines which glue paper to cardboard and cut it into required lengths
Operate machines which press paper to form drinking cups and other containers
Operate machines which cut, glue and fold paper to make envelopes or paper bags
Operate other paper converting machines to form products such as paper tubes, cards, paper towels or diapers
Clean and lubricate machine and perform other routine machine maintenance
Set up machines.

Employment Requirements: 

Completion of secondary school is required by the pulp and paper industry and other large employers.
Several weeks of on-the-job training are provided.
Previous experience as a labourer within the same company may be required.

Additional Inormation: 

There is some mobility between jobs in this occupational group.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Papermaking and finishing machine operators (9433)
Plateless printing equipment operators (9471)
Printing press operators (7381)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X