Bran Mixer

Tend machines that mix wheat and rye middlings with sawdust.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bran Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes specified amounts of wheat and rye middlings with sawdust for use in cleaning tinplate and terneplate: Attaches empty sacks to discharge section of machine, starts machine, and dumps ingredients into hopper. Removes filled sacks and sews tops, using needle and twine. Weighs sacks and trucks them to storage area.

Should I be a Bran Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Bristle Mixer

    How to become a Bran Mixer

    Most Bran Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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