paper machine operator


Paper machine operators tend a machine that takes in pulp slurry, spread it out over a screen, and drains out the water. The drained slurry is then pressed and dried to produce paper.

Alternative label

  • paper making machine operator

  • paper-making machine technician

  • paper machine specialist

  • paper making machine technician

  • paper making machine specialist

  • paper-making machine operator

  • paper-making machine specialist

  • paper machine technician

  • paper machine hand

  • paper maker

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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