Mat Packer

Off bear fiberglass insulation materials from discharge end of ranges.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mat Packers do?

Off bears fiberglass insulation material from discharge end of range and packs material for shipment: Guides end of mat around tube mounted on mandrel of automatic roller. Observes mat as it winds on tube and presses button to lower blade, cutting obvious flaws from mat. Doffs rolls of mats from machine rack, using hoist, and reads scale indicator to determine weight of roll. Packs roll of material in cardboard box, seals box, using gummed tape, and pastes label on container. Records roll number, packer number, roll weight, and number of pieces in roll on label and production record.

Should I be a Mat Packer?

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.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: End Packer, Tray Packer

    How to become a Mat Packer

    Most Mat Packers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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