Feed supply of compounds and dope in tanks at dip conveyors.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Compound Fillers do?
Feeds supply of compounds and dope in tanks at dip conveyors for forming and treating heads of kitchen, penny, and book matches: Dips compounds from kettle into respective feed containers that automatically maintain tank level. Mixes specified solution of glyoxal and water, that hardens formed matchhead, and pours solution into dope tank. Removes and replaces dirty screens in dip tanks. Verifies level and temperature of paraffin in dip tanks. Pushes kettle trucks to and from compound room and dip area.
Should I be a Compound Filler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Ready for a Challenge:
You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
How to become a Compound Filler
Most Compound Fillers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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