Machine Feeders & Offbearers
Also called: Baler, Dryer Feeder, Feeder, Material Handler
What they do:Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.
On the job, you would:
- Inspect materials and products for defects, and to ensure conformance to specifications.
- Remove materials and products from machines and equipment, and place them in boxes, trucks or conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
- Push dual control buttons and move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
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:
Time accounting software
Data base user interface and query software
Industrial control software
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