Bone Process Operator

Tend equipment that grind and sift animal bones.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bone Process Operators do?

Tends equipment that grinds and sifts animal bones to form bonemeal and bone flour: Starts grinder, shaker screens, and conveyors. Turns dials on control panel to synchronize feed of bones into grinder and ground bones into shaker screens that separate bonemeal and bone flour. Adjusts length of rocker arm on vibratory feeders and shaker screens to regulate oscillation speed, using wrenches, to maintain uninterrupted production. Observes ammeter on control panel to detect overloading. Monitors equipment to detect clogging and malfunctions.

Should I be a Bone Process Operator?

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: Process Operator

    How to become a Bone Process Operator

    Bone Process Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Bone Process Operator-related education!
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