Cork Compounder

Measure ingredients preparatory to mixing into cork composition material.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Cork Compounders do?

Measures or weighs ingredients, such as sulfur, zinc oxide, stearic acid, and granulated cork, preparatory to mixing into cork composition material: Scoops or pours ingredients on scale or in graduate and dumps prescribed quantities into containers. Marks or stencils container to identify materials and records quantities and types. Scoops samples from containers and delivers them to laboratory for analysis. Delivers filled containers to mixing machine, using handtruck.


Should I be a Cork Compounder?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Compounder, Cork, Rubber Compounder

    How to become a Cork Compounder

    Most Cork Compounders 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. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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