Career Starter - San-Joaquin County
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products
Annual Median Wage:
$27,955.00 ($13.44 per hour)
High school equivalent or Diploma
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Work Tasks
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Weigh finished products.
Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
Maintenance Technician
Production Supervisor
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators