Machine Sorter

Tend battery of automatic machines that sort button blanks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Sorters do?

Tends battery of automatic machines that sort button blanks according to thickness: Loads blanks into machine hopper, using hand scoop. Starts machine that sorts blanks and drops them into separate containers beneath machine. Removes filled containers and carries them to inspection department or storage.

Should I be a Machine Sorter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Machine Printer, Hose, Printer, Machine, Sorter, Machine

    How to become a Machine Sorter

    Machine Sorters 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 Machine Sorter-related education!
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