9433 – Papermaking and finishing machine operators
Papermaking and finishing machine operators operate process machinery and equipment and assist papermaking and coating control operators to produce, coat and finish paper. They are employed by pulp and paper companies.
Index of titles
Assistant coating operator – pulp and paper
Balerman/woman – pulp and paper
Baling press tender – pulp and paper
Calender man/woman – pulp and paper
Calender operator – pulp and paper
Calenderer – pulp and paper
Combiner machine operator – paper mill
Core cutter and reamer
Core cutter and reamer – pulp and paper
Crimping head operator – papermaking
Embossing calender operator – pulp and paper
Finisher – pulp and paper
Fourdrinier machine operator – pulp and paper
Fourth hand – pulp and paper
Grader – pulp and paper
Graderman/woman – pulp and paper
Label operator – papermaking
Laminating machine operator – paper mill
Packer-wrapper attendant – papermaking
Paper jogger operation – pulp and paper
Paper machine back tender
Paper machine hand
Paper machine operator
Paper machine second hand
Paper machine winderman/woman
Paper roll finisher – pulp and paper
Paper roll wrapper – pulp and paper
Paper-coating machine operator
Paper-finishing machine operator
Papermaking and finishing machine operator
Processed paper rewinder
Pulp press tender
Pulp pressman/woman – pulp and paper
Rewinder – pulp and paper
Rewinder tender – pulp and paper
Roll finisher – paper
Roll wrapper – paper
Salvage winder operator – papermaking
Sheet paper inspector
Sheet paper sampler
Sheeter operator – pulp and paper
Specialty rewinder operator – papermaking
Supercalender operator – pulp and paper
Third hand – pulp and paper
Winder operator – pulp and paper
Winderman/woman – pulp and paper
Wrapline operator – papermaking
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Operate and monitor various papermaking and finishing process machinery and equipment to dry, calender, laminate, coat, slit, trim, wind or carry out other papermaking and finishing process steps
Mount, position and thread paper rolls using a hoist
Control process machinery using a distributed control system and process computers
Observe equipment and machinery, panel indicators, gauges, level indicators and other equipment instruments to detect machinery and equipment malfunctions and ensure process steps are carried out according to specifications
Communicate with and assist papermaking and coating control operators to make process adjustments and to start up or shut down process machines as required
Inspect paper visually for wrinkles, holes, discolouration, streaks or other defects and take corrective action
Complete and maintain production reports.
Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of several weeks of formal company training and several months of on-the-job training is required.
Previous experience as a labourer within the same company is usually required.
A certificate in industrial first aid may be required.
A competency certificate in natural gas may be required.
There is limited mobility among jobs within this occupational group.
Progression to papermaking and coating control operator occupations is possible with experience.
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