Machine Feeders & Offbearers


Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.
Also called: Dryer Feeder, Feeder, Line Operator, Offbearer

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Independence
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Time accounting software
  • Work time tracking software
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
    Industrial control software
  • Machine operation software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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