Tablet Making Machine Operator

Tend machines that compress malted milk powder into tablets.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tablet Making Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that compresses malted milk powder into tablets: Dumps powder into hopper, using scoop, and starts machine. Moves hopper lever to deposit specified amount of powder into forming dies in machine table. Examines tablets to determine thickness and hardness, and turns wheel to adjust positions of forming dies and punch dies in machine head.

Should I be a Tablet Making Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Tablet Machine Operator, Tankman

    How to Become a
    Tablet Making Machine Operator

    Most Tablet Making Machine Operators 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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