Formula Clerk

Adapt basic dye formulas for use in dyeing goods.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

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What do Formula Clerks do?

Adapts basic dye formulas for use in dyeing goods in accordance with customer specifications: Reads production orders scheduled for processing to determine number of pounds of yarn or fabric to be dyed. Reviews basic dye formula developed for dyeing specified customer lot to ascertain weights of dyes and chemicals used in basic formula. Computes amounts of dyes and chemicals required to dye specified number of pounds of goods in conformity with customer specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine capacity, applying mathematical formulas and using calculator. Records lot size and dye machine number onto adjusted formula and places formula in designated location for use by dye department personnel. Compiles department production records [PRODUCTION CLERK 221.382-018].

Should I be a Formula Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Formula Checker

    How to become a Formula Clerk

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