Sift residues from tablet processing machines to salvage usable tablets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sifters do?

Sifts residue from tablet processing machines to salvage usable tablets and powder for reprocessing: Selects sieve according to size tablet being processed. Dumps residue from pail into sieve and picks out foreign matter and usable tablets. Places tablets in container and discards foreign matter. Shakes sieve to sift powder onto paper and pours powder into container. Weighs residue and records weight and identifying information on worksheet.

Should I be a Sifter?

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

  • How to become a Sifter

    Most Sifters 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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