Place rejected cans on scale.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Can Patchers do?
Places rejected can on scale to ascertain amount of off-weight, and adjusts contents to bring weight to standard. Places repacked cans on lidding machine conveyor. May repack contents of cans improperly packed by machine.
Should I be a Can Patcher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Box-Shook Patcher, Cabin Man, Catcher, Plug, Putty Patcher, Rack Puncher, Tube Depatcher
How to become a Can Patcher
Most Can Patchers 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.
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