Occupation Profile for Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders

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.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$25,170.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
6.4 Average Unemployment Percentage 79.2 Percentage That Completed High School
23,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 19.2 Percentage That Had Some College
21,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 0.0 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
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Band Edger
Bead Preparer
Bindery Worker
Blanket Winder Operator
Board Liner Operator
Bonding Machine Operator
Bonding Molder
Book Jacket Cover Machine Operator
Bottomer Operator
Box Lining Machine Feeder
Box Lining Machine Operator
Box Sealing Machine Operator
Brush Head Maker
Bulk Sealer
Bulk Sealer Operator
Canvas Mounter
Card Decorator
Case Making Machine Operator
Casing In Operator
Cement Machine Operator
Cementer
Cementer and Folder, Machine
Cementer, Machine
Cementer, Machine Applicator
Cementing Machine Operator
Channel Cementer
Chip Applying Machine Tender
Coater Operator
Collet Gluer
Core Composer Machine Tender
Core Feeder, Plywood Layup Line
Core Laying Machine Operator
Core Machine Tender
Cover Stripper
Coverer, Looseleaf Binder
Crew Leader, Gluing
Crown Assembly Machine Operator
Doweling Machine Operator
Dual Hose Cementer
Edge Bander, Machine
Edge Bonder
Edge Glue Machine Tender
Edge Gluer
Electric Sealing Machine Operator
Electronic Heat Seal Operator
Ending Machine Operator
Envelope Sealer
Extension Edger
Finishing Pressman
Folder 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 Sprayer
Glue Spreader, Veneer
Glue Spreading Machine Operator
Glue Wheel Operator
Gluer
Gluer In
Gluer Machine Operator
Gluing Machine Operator, Automatic
Gluing Pressman
Gummer
Gumming Machine Operator
Handle Machine Operator
Hat Stock Laminating Machine Operator
Heat Sealing Machine Operator
Hot Plate Plywood Press Operator
Hot Press Operator
Label Paster
Laminating Machine Operator
Laminator
Lamp Shade Joiner
Liner Machine Operator
Machine Joiner Cementer
Machine Operator
Manufacturing Assistant
Manufacturing Associate
Manufacturing Operator
Masking Machine Operator
Mounter
Panel Flow Machine Operator
Paper Lay-Up Handler
Paper Sealer
Paster, Hat Lining
Patch Machine Operator
Perfect Bind Machine Operator
Ply Bander
Pocket Builder
Process Assistant
Roll Builder
Sealer
Sealer Operator
Sealing Machine Operator
Ski Topper
Splicer Operator
Spool Maker
Stock Roller
Stripper
Stripping Machine Operator
Tape Maker
Tape Making Machine Operator
Taper Operator
Tipper
Utility Operator
Utility Worker
V-Belt Builder
Wood Gluer
Wrapping Machine Operator

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Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • 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.
Skills
  • 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.
Abilities
  • 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.
Tasks
  • 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.
Activities
  • 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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