wood pallet maker


Wood pallet makers create wood pallets for use in storage, shipping and manipulation of goods. Pallet makers operate a machine that takes in usually low-grade softwood planks treated with heat or chemicals and nails them together. The material and shape of the pallets, the treatment methods, and the number and pattern of nails used are all highly standardised to make exchange of used pallets possible.

Alternative label

  • pallet machine operator

  • pallet nailing machine specialist

  • pallet nailing machine operator

  • pallet nailing machine technician

  • pallet machine worker

  • pallet machine specialist

  • pallet machine technician

  • pallet nailing machine worker

  • wooden pallet maker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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