Stock Preparer

Cut milled plastic materials or rubber molding compounds.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stock Preparers do?

Cuts milled plastic materials or rubber molding compounds to size for compression or transfer molding processes, using die press or papercutter. Weighs preforms to verify required weights. Discards off-standard pieces. Stacks preforms on trays for delivery to mold room. Records number of preforms prepared.

Should I be a Stock Preparer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Prehemmer, Scarrer, Stone-and-Plate-Preparer Apprentice, Stonework Tracer

    How to become a Stock Preparer

    Most Stock Preparers 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:9maaaa&chl=no+college+%2862%25%29|certificate+%2838%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,62,62
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