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Conveyor Operators and Tenders :

Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $36,630.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Some college, no degree
Typical Experience Over 6 years, up to and including 8 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 538
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 7.35 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Connect cables or electrical lines
Connect hoses to equipment or machinery
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load materials into equipment for processing
Position material handling equipment
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Collect samples for analysis or testing

Controlling Machines and Processes

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Control pumps or pumping equipment
Operate power driven pumps, equipment, or systems
Operate power or hand tools in industrial, production, or manufacturing environments


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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
Machining
Supervisory Skills
Product Sales
Description and Demonstration of Products
Retail Sales
Customer Contact



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