Dumping-Machine Operator

Tend dumping machines that dump boxes of fruit into flue or conveyor.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dumping-Machine Operators do?

Tends dumping machine that automatically grips, tilts, and dumps boxes of fruit or other produce into flue or onto conveyor leading to washing vat, and returns empty boxes. May start and stop conveyor to control flow of fruit. May oil, grease, and make minor adjustments to machine. May clear box jams and restart machine.

Should I be a Dumping-Machine 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.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Dumping-Machine Operator

    Dumping-Machine 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 Dumping-Machine Operator-related education!
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