Examine completed work to detect defects and verify conformance to work orders, and adjust machinery as necessary to correct production problems.
Start machines and move controls to regulate tension on pressure rolls, to synchronize speed of machine components, and to adjust temperatures of glue or paraffin.
Install attachments to machines for gluing, folding, printing, or cutting.
Measure, space, and set saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications.
Observe operation of various machines to detect and correct machine malfunctions such as improper forming, glue flow, or pasteboard tension.
Stamp products with information such as dates, using hand stamps or automatic stamping devices.
Place rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feed tracks, and thread paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers.
Fill glue and paraffin reservoirs, and position rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
Cut products to specified dimensions, using hand or power cutters.
Monitor finished cartons as they drop from forming machines into rotating hoppers and into gravity feed chutes to prevent jamming.