Base-Filler Operator

Tend machines that stuff baseball base covers with materials.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Base-Filler Operators do?

Tends machine that stuffs baseball base covers with materials to form baseball bases: Dumps filler material in machine hopper or positions material between jaws of machine. Positions cover to receive filler and activates machine to force material into cover. Removes stuffed base from machine and examines base to ensure base meets company specifications. May operate sewing machine to close open end of base.


Should I be a Base-Filler Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Bag-Filler-Machine Operator

    How to become a Base-Filler Operator

    Most Base-Filler Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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