Hopper Attendant

Tend equipment that distribute and screen sugar.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hopper Attendants do?

Tends equipment that distributes and screens sugar: Opens hopper gates, and starts, reverses, or stops feed scrolls to distribute sugar to bulk systems and packing station. Adjusts feed of sugar to rotating screens that separate sugar crystals, according to size. Collects samples of grists for laboratory analysis.

Should I be a Hopper Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Viscose-Cellar Attendant

    How to become a Hopper Attendant

    Most Hopper Attendants 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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