Forming Department End Finder

Examine tubes of fiberglass slivers.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Forming Department End Finders do?

Examines tubes of fiberglass sliver to detect defects and unwinds defective sliver and short lengths from tube: Removes tubes from monorail conveyor onto table. Examines tubes for defects, such as dirt and grease, and to locate end of sliver. Inserts end of sliver in tube of air suction device to unravel defective portion and short lengths. Breaks excess sliver from tube or cuts sliver, using scissors. Weighs tubes of sliver to determine if weight is within tolerances and places tubes on truck. Tags and places underweight tubes on monorail conveyor.

Should I be a Forming Department End Finder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: End Finder, Forming Department

    How to Become a
    Forming Department End Finder

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