Core Composer Feeder

Tend machines that trim uneven edges of veneer sheets.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Core Composer Feeders do?

Tends machine that trims uneven edges of veneer sheets and tenderizes veneer for composing into plywood core sheets: Pushes buttons and pedal to start machine and to raise veneer stack on lift table to feeding height. Aligns uneven edges of veneer sheets on lift table, using shadow line, and feeds sheets into machine for trimming and tenderizing. Observes veneer sheets discharged from tenderizer machine onto feed conveyor of core composer machine and slackens feeding pace as necessary to reduce detected pile ups. Observes stacker lift table at discharge end of core composer machine and activates conveyor to remove full stacks and reposition stacker lift table for next stack. Occasionally measures moisture content of veneer prior to tenderizing, using moisture meter, and removes veneer containing excessive moisture for redrying.

Should I be a Core Composer Feeder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Ore Feeder

    How to become a Core Composer Feeder

    Core Composer Feeders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Core Composer Feeder-related education!
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