Rough Rice Tender

Tend battery of machines that mill and brush cleaned rough rice.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rough Rice Tenders do?

Tends battery of machines that mill and brush cleaned rough rice: Starts machines, such as shelling stones, rice hullers, paddy separator, and rice brush. Turns feed controls to regulate flow of rice into series of machines that automatically hull rice, separate hulled from unhulled rice, brush dust from hulled rice, and blow off bran. Examines rice visually and tactually, and adjusts machines to ensure standard product. Inspects machines to ensure efficient milling. Lubricates machines and makes minor repairs.

Should I be a Rough Rice Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Riffler Tender

    How to become a Rough Rice Tender

    Most Rough Rice Tenders 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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