Secure battens around bundles of packaged metal extrusions.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Palletizers do?

Secures battens around bundles of packaged metal extrusions to form protective shipping pallets, using strapping tool: Presses conveyor controls to position packaged extrusions under strapping tool. Measures dimensions of bundles, using ruler, and cuts battens to required size, using power saw. Positions battens, cardboard strips, and metal or plastic strapping around bundles in specified fashion, according to written instructions. Threads strapping through strapping tool and secures battens with strapping, using strapping tool, to form protective pallet around extrusions. Removes palletized bundles from conveyor for further processing, using pneumatic hoist.

Should I be a Palletizer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Palletizer

    Most Palletizers 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:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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