Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Also called: Ink Blender, Issuing Operator, Mixer Operator, Coater Operator
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
On the job, you would:
- Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.
- Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
- Start machines to mix or blend ingredients; then allow them to mix for specified times.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Education and Training
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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