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Case Making Machine Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$30,927 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Case Making Machine Operator is $30,927 a year and $15 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Case Making Machine Operator is between $23,565 and $36,968. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machine that glues binder boards and reinforcing strips to covering material, miters corners of covers, and turns edges of covers over boards to assemble book covers: reads work order to determine adjustment requirements.
  • Turns thumbscrews to adjust feed hopper guides according to size of binder boards and covers, and fills feed hopper with binder boards and covers.
  • Mounts roll of reinforcing paper onto spindle, or inserts roll into holder, and adjusts cutting blade.
  • Adjusts corner-nicking and mitering blades as specified.
  • Fills glue fountain and turns switch to activate heating element.
  • Adjusts rollers to distribute glue on binder boards and reinforcing strips.
  • Adjusts pressure gauge of roller, according to thickness of binder boards.
  • Starts machine and places covering pieces sequentially onto feeder.
  • Examines finished covers to ensure established standards have been met.
  • Adjusts machine as necessary during production run.
  • Occasionally stirs glue to maintain consistency.
  • May mount roll of headbands on spindle of machine that cuts and glues headbands on each end of reinforcing strip.
  • May position, align, and press binder boards, reinforcing strips, and headbands onto covering material, and turn in corners manually.
  • May slide cover down into machine or push cover between press surfaces of pneumatic-powered machine that folds, creases, and bonds protruding edges of covers over boards and manually rotates cover until all edges have been creased and bonded.
  • May feed covers through rotary press to ensure bonding.
  • May stack finished covers on table.
Case Making Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 15,860

Estimated population of Case Making Machine Operator jobs: 479

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Case Making Machine Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Machinist / CNC Mill Operator
Feb 26
Anniston, AL, USA
Elwood Staffing
Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to setup ... Directs flow of materials and organizes motor case cell production. Preferred Job Qualifications
Production Operator/Injection molding process Sd
Mar 25
Opelika, AL, USA
Cube Hub
Able to effectively communicate with other machine leaders during shift transition • Offers ... in case of PU Lead absence. • Adheres to break schedule, provides flexibility and break coverage ...
CNC Machinist
Mar 20
Birmingham, AL, USA
Kamtek, Inc.
Operate CNC machine independently with minimal supervision. * Able to use a variety of controls and ... Train operators and new team members * Recommend modifications to existing tooling * Establish and ...
Heavy Equipment and Machinery Mechanic
Feb 26
Mobile, AL, USA
We employ 4,000 people operating at 180 locations around the world. To learn more about EMR please ... And will assists in reporting quality issues, making recommendations for equipment and ...
Concrete Form Carpenter
Mar 25
Decatur, AL, USA
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