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Paper Core Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,421 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paper Core Machine Operator is $35,421 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paper Core Machine Operator is between $27,170 and $42,161. 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

  • Tends machine that winds and seals layers of paper tape around form to make cores for transformer coils: mounts rolls of glued paper tape in core machine holders.
  • Fills glue moistener reservoir.
  • Turns setscrew and adjusts machine at specified angle for spiral winding.
  • Mounts core form on chuck of machine and wraps end of tape around form.
  • Starts machine that spirally winds and seals layers of paper tape around form and cuts tape when required length is reached.
  • Removes completed cores from machine to stock bins.
  • May oil machine.
Paper Core Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Paper Core Machine Operator jobs: 51

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Paper Core Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 7
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Express Employment Professionals / Elk Grove Village
They offer a comprehensive selection of surface, personal and job site protection products. * 1st shift machine operators * 1st shift paper production helpers/packers * 1st shift light packaging ...
Machine Operator
May 10
Kenosha, WI, USA
Employment Service Connection, Inc.
We are seeking a Machine Operator to join our team! You will help oversee operational activities ... They are the core of our business
Printing Machine Operators
May 16
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Commercial printer/mailer company seeking experienced Folder Machine Operators. 1st and 2nd shifts ... Services, Inc.'s core philosophy is "Staffing you can trust". The nucleus of this philosophy ...
Machine Operator
May 17
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
L&M Corrugated Container Corporation
We are seeking Experienced Full-Time Production Machine Operators to perform a multitude of ... Our core values include integrity, honesty, hard work, and respect. We are dedicated to producing a ...
Lamination / Machine Operators - Night Shift
Apr 8
Cary, IL, USA
The Lamination Machine Operator position at Technipaq is a key player in our mission to send our ... paper laminates. Technipaq is a family owned and operated company serving the Diagnostic ...
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