CAREER

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$33,000

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+0.2% (little or no change)

Career

What Machine Feeders and Offbearers Do

Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

Other Job Titles Machine Feeders and Offbearers May Have

Cotton Tipper, Dryer Feeder, Feeder, Lug Loader, Machine Feeder, Offbearer, Sawmill Worker, Sewing Line Baler, Tube Puller

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Inspect materials and products for defects, and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Record production and operational data, such as amount of materials processed.
  • Push dual control buttons and move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment.
  • Weigh or measure materials or products to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Identify and mark materials, products, and samples, following instructions.

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