Feed soap slabs into machine that cut slabs into bars.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Slabbers do?

Feeds soap slabs into machine that cuts slabs into bars: Places slab of soap on cradle of machine. Starts motor or depresses clutch to activate mechanism that forces slab through cutting frame, divides it into bars, and deposits bars in racks at opposite end of cradle. Inspects bars for specified size. Removes scrap soap from cutter and dumps it into hopper for reprocessing. Pushes rack dolly into dryer. May draw cutting wires through soap slab, using hand-powered winch. May be designated according to size or weight of slab cut as Slabber, Light.

Should I be a Slabber?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Slabber, Light, Soap Slabber

    How to become a Slabber

    Most Slabbers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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