Sanitary Napkin Machine Tender

Tend automatic machines that form sanitary napkins.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sanitary Napkin Machine Tenders do?

Tends automatic machine that forms sanitary napkins: Threads nonwoven fabric, plastic inserts, paper, and cotton filling through feed rollers of machine in prescribed sequence. Fills glue reservoirs. Loads hot-melt pellets in heater unit and sets temperature and flow controls to melt pellets and saturate napkin to impart body to napkin. Starts machine. Examines napkins for defects and segregates damaged items for disposal. Packs finished pads into cartons and places them on conveyor for sealing.

Should I be a Sanitary Napkin Machine 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Sanitary Napkin Machine Tender

    Sanitary Napkin Machine 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 Sanitary Napkin Machine Tender-related education!
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