Layboy Tender

Tend layboys that stack, align, and record count of paper sheets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Layboy Tenders do?

Tends layboy that automatically stacks, aligns, and records count of paper sheets at discharge end of paper cutters, printing presses, and ruling and paper-making machines. Inspects sheets as they fall into layboy for defects, such as spots, holes, wrinkles, cockled edges, and dirt, and discards defective sheets. Smooths sheets by hand to eliminate air pockets. Stops and starts machine in emergency. May fan sheets or turn up corners to facilitate inspection. May count sheets and insert tabs to mark off reams if layboy does not have automatic counter and tabber. May align sheets by tapping edges by hand.

Should I be a Layboy Tender?

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: Label-Fuser Tender, Lime-Vat Tender

    How to become a Layboy Tender

    Layboy Tenders 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 Layboy Tender-related education!
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