Cork Grinder

Tend machines that grind corks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cork Grinders do?

Tends machine that grinds cork into various shapes, such as semirounds, for shuttlecock bases and handle grips for fishing rods: Starts grinding machine and places workpiece in holding fixture or on arbor. Engages automatic feed or manually feeds cork against grinding drum of machine. May change grinding drums, using wrenches, to grind various shapes.

Should I be a Cork Grinder?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Heel Grinder, Last Grinder, Linderman

    How to become a Cork Grinder

    Cork Grinders often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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