Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders
Also called: Machine Operator, Bundler, Packaging Operator, Closing Machine Operator
What they do:Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.
On the job, you would:
- Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.
- Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.
- Monitor the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups, jams, or glue that isn't sticking properly.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
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:
Label making software
Electronic mail software
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