Fruit Distributor

Tend conveyors to distribute citrus fruits to packers' work stations.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Fruit Distributors do?

Tends conveyor to distribute citrus fruit to packers’ work stations: Tends conveyor, patrols catwalks beside conveyors and monitors flow of fruit passing to each packing station. Reroutes flow of fruit to maintain adequate supply to each packer. Turns wing nut on rail of conveyor to loosen deflector bar. Pushes or pulls on rod to move longitudinal deflector bar regulating flow of fruit to approximate packing speed of each worker. Turns wing nut to clamp rod attached to deflector bar in place. Repeats task to adjust all deflector bars necessary to obtain desired flow of fruit to packers.


Should I be a Fruit Distributor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Flour Distributor, Grain Distributor

    How to become a Fruit Distributor

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