Food Processing Workers, All Other:

All food processing workers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $26,490.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,193
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 9.32 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Following Directions
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Cook food for customers or patients
Operate food preparation equipment
Place food on dishes or trays or in takeout bags
Perform food preparation duties
Adjust food services related equipment or machinery
Operate mix or blending machine
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Operate food decorating equipment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect food, meat, or meat products
Perform safety inspection in restaurant, food services, or lodging environment
Test food to determine that it is cooked

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Occupational Health and Safety
Inventory Management
Supervisory Skills

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