Putty Tinter Maker

Set up and operate machines to mix, color, and mold putty.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Putty Tinter Makers do?

Sets up and operates machines and equipment to mix, color, and mold putty, according to specifications: Weighs and measures ingredients and dumps them into kettle, using power lift. Lowers agitators into kettle of putty mix and starts them to combine ingredients. Adds colored paste paints to putty mix to tint putty to desired shade. Withdraws sample, prepares smear, and compares it with standards. Lowers suction pump into kettle and pumps mix into molding-machine tank. Sets up and operates molding machine that forms putty into crayon-like applicators. Off bears product from discharge chute to boxes or storage shelves. Records mixing, coloring, and molding time on production records.

Should I be a Putty Tinter Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Fur Tinter

    How to become a Putty Tinter Maker

    Putty Tinter Makers 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 Putty Tinter Maker-related education!
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