Conveyor Loader II

Guide dehaired hogs from stationary rail to moving chain conveyor.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Conveyor Loader IIs do?

Guides dehaired hogs from stationary rail to moving chain conveyor. Lifts first stop bar to allow specified number of dehaired hogs to roll along suspended rail to second stop bar and then lowers bar. Lifts second stop bar and pushes specified number of hogs into moving chain conveyor. May remove empty gambrels from hogs and place them on return conveyor. May be designated according to type of conveyor loaded as Cooler-Conveyor Loader.

Should I be a Conveyor Loader II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cooler-Conveyor Loader

    How to become a Conveyor Loader II

    Most Conveyor Loader IIs 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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