Skinning Machine Feeder

Feed machines that skin pork pieces preparatory to curing.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Skinning Machine Feeders do?

Feeds machine that skins pork pieces, such as fatbacks, jowls, hams, and bacon, preparatory to curing: Turns crank to raise or lower knife according to thickness of meat. Places unskinned piece on conveyor that moves it under machine knife that skins meat. Trims remaining skin fragments with knife. May skin pork by hand, using drawknife.

Should I be a Skinning Machine Feeder?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Fish Skinning Machine Feeder, Quill Skinner, Straightening-Machine Feeder

    How to become a Skinning Machine Feeder

    Most Skinning Machine Feeders 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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