Job description Machine Operator, Paper Converting near Toronto (ON)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "machine operator, paper converting" was moved from the group Paper converting machine operators (NOC 9435) to the group Paper converting machine operators (NOC 94122).

Find out what work is like for a machine operator, paper converting in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Paper converting machine operators (NOC 94122).

Paper converting machine operators


Paper converting machine operators operate various machines which fabricate and assemble paper products such as paper bags, containers, boxes, envelopes and similar articles. They are employed by paper products manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • Operate machines which cut, fold, glue or clip paper and cardboard to make boxes, corrugated cartons and other articles
  • Operate machines which glue paper to cardboard and cut it into required lengths
  • Operate machines which press paper to form drinking cups and other containers
  • Operate machines which cut, glue and fold paper to make envelopes or paper bags
  • Operate other paper converting machines to form products such as paper tubes, cards, paper towels or diapers
  • Clean and lubricate machine and perform other routine machine maintenance
  • Set up machines.

Job titles

  • box maker operator
  • carton forming machine operator
  • core maker - paper converting
  • envelope maker operator
  • paper bag machine operator
  • paper box machine operator

Related occupations

Source National Occupational Classification

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