Basket Filler

Remove food products from conveyor and stack them in metal baskets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Basket Fillers do?

Removes sealed cans or jars of food products from conveyor and dumps or stacks them in metal basket. May load basket in layers, using hydraulic mechanism to lower each layer to table level. May move baskets within plant or through cooling tank, using trucks or hoist.

Should I be a Basket Filler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Baller

    How to become a Basket Filler

    Most Basket Fillers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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