Roadtrip Nation Leaders in This Career What Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders Do
Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.
Other Job Titles Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders May Have
Bundler, Closing Machine Operator, Computer Numerical Control Machine Operator (CNC Machine Operator), Filler Operator, Machine Operator, Packaging Operator, Packing Attendant, Packing Machine Operator
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Attach identification labels to finished packaged items, or cut stencils and stencil information on containers, such as lot numbers or shipping destinations. Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications. Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions to a supervisor. Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards. Remove finished packaged items from machine and separate rejected items. See More
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