IS MIXING & BLENDING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Dependable?
  • Attentive to Detail?
  • Stress-tolerant?
  • Cooperative?
  • Trustworthy?
Job Description:

Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.

Tasks:

  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.
  • Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
  • Read work orders to determine production specifications or information.
  • Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Mix or blend ingredients by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
  • Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
  • Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, tobacco, fruit juices, chemicals, livestock feed, food products, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
  • Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.

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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $10.11
  • Median                           $15.03
  • Experienced                   $22.98

Annual Openings                   5

2021 Projected Employment 164

Average Education Level      High School Diploma/GED

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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