Yield-Loss Inspector

Inspect equipment to detect potential sources for loss of product.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Yield-Loss Inspectors do?

Inspects operating condition of machinery and equipment used in manufacture of stock feed, starch, sugar, and liquid sugar products to detect potential sources for loss of product: Examines valves, pipe connections, conveyors, pumps, and equipment assemblies for potential malfunction and cause of leakage, spillage, overflow, and excessive dusting. Takes samples from process streams, such as wash water and waste disposal lines, to laboratory for test of product content. Prepares periodic reports of inspection findings. Participates in special studies, such as grain moisture and sewer sampling surveys, reviews new sampling methods and procedures, and makes suggestions to improve yield loss inspection procedures.

Should I be a Yield-Loss Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Yield Loss Inspector

    How to become a Yield-Loss Inspector

    Most Yield-Loss Inspectors 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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