Molder Machine Tender

Tend machines that heat and mold slurries into pipes and boiler coverings.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molder Machine Tenders do?

Tends machines that heat and mold slurry into pipe and boiler coverings: Presses button on control panel of each molding machine to lower mold and activate hopper that automatically heats slurry, fills molds with slurry, and molds slurry into pipe and boiler coverings. Presses buttons on panels to raise finished moldings from machine and off bears moldings by hand. Discards defective moldings. Scrapes excess slurry from molds, using wooden blocks. Records type and quantity of moldings processed.

Should I be a Molder Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Lap Machine Tender, Press-and-Blow-Machine Tender

    How to become a Molder Machine Tender

    Most Molder Machine Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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