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Bag Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,315 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$674

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bag Machine Setup Operator is $44,315 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bag Machine Setup Operator is between $33,091 and $53,649. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and adjusts machines that convert, saw, corrugate, band, wrap, box, stitch, form, or seal paper or paperboard sheets into products, such as toilet tissue, towels, napkins, bags, envelopes, tubing, cartons, wax rolls, and containers, according to specifications, by any combination of following tasks: adjusts rolls, guides, and chutes to accommodate type of paper or paperboard fed from parent rolls or flat stock from automatic feedracks, using handtools.
  • Measures, spaces, and sets saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications, using rule, thumbscrews, and wrenches.
  • Installs printing attachment to machine and makes adjustment for clarity of print.
  • Threads wire through stitching head and synchronizes speed for spacing stitches.
  • Installs or resets cutting dies according to work orders, using handtools.
  • Operates machine for test run to verify adjustments and observes functioning of machine parts, such as gauges, elevator, belts, slip clutches, oil injectors, glue feeders, and electrical devices.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • May be designated according to type of machine adjusted as bag-machine set-up operator; gluing-machine adjuster; stitcher set-up operator, automatic.
Bag Machine Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 94,620

Estimated population of Bag Machine Setup Operator jobs: 23,901

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,374
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Bag Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator at its suburban Elmhurst facility. Duties and Responsibilities: • ...
CNC MACHINING: PROGRAMMERS - SETUP - OPERATORS
Mar 2
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
IMS ENGINEERED PRODUCTS
... Setup/Operators to join its growing team! Ideal candidates will have previous CNC programming ... Write and modify CNC programs to machine parts per blueprint/drawings * Reviews drawings ...
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $25 / hr
May 16
Elmhurst, IL, USA
FactoryFix
A machine shop in Elmhurst, IL is looking for a CNC Machinist for a 2nd shift opportunity. ... Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes ...
CNC Swiss Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
May 8
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Setup and operate CNC Swiss metalworking and cutting equipment to perform one or more machining ... are operating. · Perform part inspection and measure dimensions of in process and finished ...
Roll Forming Machine Operator/Set up
Apr 27
Chicago, IL, USA
Johnson Bros. Roll Forming Co.
Roll Forming Machine Operator/Setup Metal Roll Forming Co. in Berkeley, IL (near Hillside) seeks skilled full time Roll forming machine operator /set-up person. · Experience preferred but not ...
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