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TITLE: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

DEFINITION: Operate or tend machines, such as filling machines, casing-running machines, ham rolling machines, preservative filling machines, baling machines, wrapping machines, and stuffing machines, to prepare industrial or consumer products, such as gas cylinders, meat and other food products, tobacco, insulation, ammunition, stuffed toys, athletic equipment for storage or shipment.

  • TASKS
  • KNOWLEDGE
  • SKILLS
  • ABILITIES
  • WORK ACTIVITIES
  • WORK CONTEXT
  • INTERESTS
  • WORK VALUES
  • CROSSWALKS


    TASKS:

    1. Tends or operates machine that packages product.

    2. Operates mechanism to cut filler product or packaging material.

    3. Regulates machine flow, speed, or temperature.

    4. Starts machine, by engaging controls.

    5. Stops or resets machine when malfunction occurs and clears machine jams.

    6. Adjusts machine tension and pressure and machine components according to size or processing angle of product.

    7. Observes machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.

    8. Removes finished packaged items from machine and separates rejected items.

    9. Inspects and removes defective product and packaging material.

    10. Stocks product for packaging or filling machine operation.

    11. Stocks packaging material for machine processing.

    12. Tests and evaluates product and verifies product weight or measurement to ensure quality standards.

    13. Secures finished packaged items by hand tying, sewing, or attaching fastener.

    14. Cleans, oils, and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment.

    15. Counts and records finished and rejected packaged items.

    16. Stacks finished packaged items or packs items in cartons or containers.

    17. Attaches identification labels to finished packaged items.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

    96 Production and Processing
    Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods

    79 Mechanical
    Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance

    50 Mathematics
    Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

    42 Physics
    Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, and applications including air, water, material dynamics, light, atomic principles, heat, electric theory, earth formations, and meteorological and related natural phenomena

    33 Public Safety and Security
    Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property

    33 Engineering and Technology
    Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications

    21 Clerical
    Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, stenography and transcription, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology

    21 Food Production
    Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting of food for consumption including crop rotation methods, animal husbandry, and food storage/handling techniques

    17 Computers and Electronics
    Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming

    17 English Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

    17 Chemistry
    Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

    13 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
    Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process

    13 Customer and Personal Service
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

    8 Communications and Media
    Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

    4 Sales and Marketing
    Knowledge of principles and methods involved in showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategies and tactics, product demonstration and sales techniques, and sales control systems

    4 Economics and Accounting
    Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data

    4 Building and Construction
    Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings

    4 Psychology
    Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

    4 Transportation
    Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations

    4 Telecommunications
    Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems

    4 Medicine and Dentistry
    Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    79 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

    79 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    79 Operation Monitoring
    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly

    63 Equipment Maintenance
    Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

    46 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

    46 Troubleshooting
    Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it

    46 Testing
    Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected

    42 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

    42 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

    33 Monitoring
    Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something

    29 Equipment Selection
    Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job

    25 Reading Comprehension
    Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

    25 Information Organization
    Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information

    25 Technology Design
    Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs

    21 Writing
    Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

    21 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

    17 Solution Appraisal
    Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts

    17 Management of Material Resources
    Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work

    13 Information Gathering
    Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

    13 Judgment and Decision Making
    Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

    8 Time Management
    Managing one's own time and the time of others

    8 Idea Evaluation
    Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation

    8 Critical Thinking
    Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

    8 Installation
    Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications

    4 Learning Strategies
    Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things

    4 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    4 Active Learning
    Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

    4 Visioning
    Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions

    4 Systems Perception
    Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur

    4 Identification of Key Causes
    Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal

    4 Active Listening
    Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    83 Manual Dexterity
    The ability to quickly make coordinated movements of one hand, a hand together with its arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

    79 Information Ordering
    The ability to correctly follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order. The things or actions can include numbers, letters, words, pictures, procedures, sentences, and mathematical or logical operations.

    79 Perceptual Speed
    The ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object

    79 Near Vision
    The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)

    75 Extent Flexibility
    The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    75 Control Precision
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions

    71 Static Strength
    The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

    67 Visual Color Discrimination
    The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness

    67 Trunk Strength
    The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing

    63 Finger Dexterity
    The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects

    58 Rate Control
    The ability to time the adjustments of a movement or equipment control in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a continuously moving object or scene

    54 Arm-Hand Steadiness
    The ability to keep the hand and arm steady while making an arm movement or while holding the arm and hand in one position

    54 Reaction Time
    The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears

    54 Wrist-Finger Speed
    The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists

    54 Selective Attention
    The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time

    54 Category Flexibility
    The ability to produce many rules so that each rule tells how to group (or combine) a set of things in a different way.

    54 Response Orientation
    The ability to choose quickly and correctly between two or more movements in response to two or more signals (lights, sounds, pictures, etc.). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body parts

    50 Problem Sensitivity
    The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    50 Speed of Limb Movement
    The ability to quickly move the arms or legs

    46 Number Facility
    The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly

    46 Memorization
    The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures

    42 Visualization
    The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged

    42 Dynamic Flexibility
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    42 Sound Localization
    The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated

    42 Multilimb Coordination
    The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion

    42 Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

    42 Hearing Sensitivity
    The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary over broad ranges of pitch and loudness

    38 Written Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand

    38 Auditory Attention
    The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds

    38 Peripheral Vision
    The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are focused forward

    38 Depth Perception
    The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or to judge the distance between an object and the observer

    33 Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

    33 Stamina
    The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath

    33 Spatial Orientation
    The ability to know one's location in relation to the environment, or to know where other objects are in relation to one's self

    29 Explosive Strength
    The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object

    29 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    29 Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. It involves deciding if an answer makes sense.

    25 Gross Body Coordination
    The ability to coordinate the movement of the arms, legs, and torso together in activities where the whole body is in motion

    25 Time Sharing
    The ability to efficiently shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources)

    25 Speech Clarity
    The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener

    21 Oral Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

    21 Dynamic Strength
    The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue

    21 Speech Recognition
    The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person

    21 Gross Body Equilibrium
    The ability to keep or regain one's body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position

    21 Speed of Closure
    The ability to quickly make sense of information that seems to be without meaning or organization. It involves quickly combining and organizing different pieces of information into a meaningful pattern

    21 Flexibility of Closure
    The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material

    21 Night Vision
    The ability to see under low light conditions

    21 Mathematical Reasoning
    The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem

    17 Inductive Reasoning
    The ability to combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions. It includes coming up with a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together.

    17 Glare Sensitivity
    The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting

    13 Originality
    The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem

    13 Fluency of Ideas
    The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a given topic. It concerns the number of ideas produced and not the quality, correctness, or creativity of the ideas.

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    96 Controlling Machines and Processes
    Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

    83 Monitor Processes, Material, or Surroundings
    Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

    83 Handling and Moving Objects
    Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

    79 Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

    75 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.

    67 Performing General Physical Activities
    Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

    63 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

    54 Processing Information
    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

    54 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
    Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

    46 Evaluating Information Against Standards
    Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

    46 Documenting or Recording Information
    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

    46 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
    Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

    33 Monitoring and Controlling Resources
    Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

    33 Estimating Needed Characteristics
    Estimating the Characteristics of Materials, Products, Events, or Information: Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

    29 Communicating With Other Workers
    Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

    25 Analyzing Data or Information
    Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

    25 Performing Administrative Activities
    Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.

    25 Implementing Ideas or Programs
    Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

    21 Operating Vehicles or Equipment
    Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

    21 Making Decisions and Solving Problems
    Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

    21 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
    Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

    17 Interacting With Computers
    Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.

    17 Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
    Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

    17 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
    Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.

    17 Repairing and Maintaining Electrical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, adjusting, regulating, calibrating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.

    8 Scheduling Work and Activities
    Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.

    8 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
    Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.

    4 Assisting and Caring for Others
    Providing assistance or personal care to others.

    WORK CONTEXT:
    Work context elements are ranked by frequency (F), importance (I), responsibility (R), amount of contact (C), how serious (S), objective vs. subjective (O), automation (A), extent of frustration (E), responsible for health and safety (H), likelihood of injury (L), degree of injury (D) .

    100 (F) Indoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors

    75 (F) Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?

    75 (F) Standing
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?

    71 (F) Hazardous Equipment
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous equipment? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    70 (I) Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
    How important is it to be sure that all the details of this job are performed and everything is done completely?

    63 (F) Sounds or Noise Levels Are Distracting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable?

    63 (I) Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
    How important is it to this job that the pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery? (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)

    60 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
    How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

    58 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?

    53 (A) Degree of Automation
    Indicate the level of automation of this job.

    50 (I) Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?

    50 (F) Common Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Common protective or safety attire, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard-hat, or personal flotation device?

    50 (F) Hazardous Situations
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous situations? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    47 (D) Hazardous Equipment
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous equipment, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    46 (F) Special Uniform
    How often does the worker wear: A special uniform, such as that of a commercial pilot, nurse, police officer, or military personnel?

    43 (I) Importance of Being Aware of New Events
    How important is being constantly aware of either frequently changing events (e.g. security guard watching for shoplifters) or infrequent events (e.g. radar operator watching for tornadoes) to performing this job?

    43 (L) Hazardous Equipment
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous equipment while performing this job? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    42 (F) Sitting
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?

    42 (F) Walking or Running
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?

    42 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?

    42 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?

    38 (F) Contaminants
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?

    33 (E) Frustrating Circumstances
    To what extent do frustrating circumstances ("road blocks" to work that are beyond the worker's control) hinder the accomplishment of this job?

    33 (S) Consequence of Error
    How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?

    31 (L) Hazardous Situations
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous situations while performing this job? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    29 (F) Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions?

    23 (D) Hazardous Situations
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous situations, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    21 (F) Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions?

    21 (F) Hazardous Conditions
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to hazardous conditions? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    17 (F) Diseases or Infections
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to diseases/infection? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    17 (F) Very Hot
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Very hot (above 90 F) or very cold (under 32 F) temperatures?

    17 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
    How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?

    13 (F) Outdoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors

    13 (F) Frequency in Conflict Situations
    How frequently do the job requirements place the worker in conflict situations?

    13 (F) Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
    How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?

    13 (F) Specialized Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Specialized protective or safety attire, such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suit, or radiation protection?

    13 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?

    13 (D) Diseases or Infections
    If injury, due to exposure to diseases/infection, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    10 (I) Provide a Service to Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?

    10 (I) Take a Position Opposed to Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Take a position opposed to coworkers or others?

    10 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?

    10 (L) Hazardous Conditions
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous conditions while performing this job? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    10 (D) Hazardous Conditions
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous conditions, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    8 (F) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?

    8 (F) High Places
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to high places? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    7 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
    How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?

    7 (L) Diseases or Infections
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to diseases/infections while performing this job? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    6 (C) Job-Required Social Interaction
    How much does this job require the worker to be in contact (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) with others in order to perform it?

    6 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
    How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?

    4 (F) Whole Body Vibration
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Whole body vibration (e.g., operating a jackhammer or earthmoving equipment)?

    3 (D) High Places
    If injury, due to exposure to high places, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    3 (I) Deal With External Customers
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Deal with external customers (e.g., retail sales) or the public in general (e.g., police work)?

    3 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?

    2 (L) High Places
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to high places while performing this job? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    INTERESTS:
    Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.

    89 Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

    33 Conventional
    Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

    17 Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

    17 Investigative
    Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

    11 Social
    Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

    11 Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

    WORK VALUES:
    Work values elements are ranked by extent.

    60 Support-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

    46 Working Conditions-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.

    42 Relationships-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.

    33 Achievement-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.

    29 Recognition-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

    29 Independence-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employs to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

    88 Moral Values
    Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong

    69 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    66 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    63 Supervision, Human Relations
    Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management

    63 Company Policies and Practices
    Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company

    56 Supervision, Technical
    Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well

    50 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    47 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    41 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    38 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

    34 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

    31 Ability Utilization
    Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities

    31 Co-workers
    Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with

    31 Compensation
    Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers

    31 Autonomy
    Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision

    28 Recognition
    Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do

    25 Social Status
    Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community

    19 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

    19 Variety
    Workers on this job have something different to do every day

    16 Authority
    Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others

    6 Social Service
    Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 920685042 Case-Loader Operator
    920685082 Packer Operator, Automatic
    920685062 Hydraulic-Press Operator
    920685046 Cigar Brander
    920685054 Cotton-Roll Packer
    920685058 Feed Weigher
    920685018 Bb Shot Packer
    920685074 Package Sealer, Machine
    732685034 Stuffing-Machine Operator
    920685078 Packager, Machine
    929685018 Tying-Machine Operator, Lumber
    929685014 Tying-Machine Operator
    731685014 Stuffer
    732685010 Base-Filler Operator
    920685066 Labeling-Machine Operator
    920685010 Baling-Machine Tender
    920665014 Rack-Room Worker
    914485010 Barrel Filler II
    733685014 Filling-Machine Operator
    920685014 Bander-and-Cellophaner, Machine
    920665010 Carton-Packaging-Machine Operator
    920685026 Bottle Packer
    920685090 Roll Finisher
    920685094 Snuff-Packing-Machine Operator
    920685038 Case Packer and Sealer
    920685034 Carder
    827585010 Foam Charger
    920685098 Tobacco-Packing-Machine Operator
    780685014 Stuffing-Machine Operator
    920685106 Cubing-Machine Tender
    920685110 Bundle Tier and Labeler
    920685114 Cotton Baler
    920482010 Icicle-Machine Operator
    920685086 Packing-Machine-Pilot Can Router
    920685050 Cigarette-Packing-Machine Operator
    920685030 Candle Wrapping-Machine Operator
    518683010 Sand-Slinger Operator
    520685174 Molder, Meat
    524685030 Filling Machine Tender
    529685010 Auto Roller
    529685038 Bunch Maker, Machine
    529665022 Yeast-Cutting-and-Wrapping-Machine Operator
    529665010 Fruit-Grader Operator
    525685014 Casing-Running-Machine Tender
    520685210 Stuffer
    520685218 Tray-Casting-Machine Operator
    509685046 Scrap Baller
    559685018 Ampoule Filler
    694685050 Rim-Fire-Priming Operator
    692682058 Strapping-Machine Operator
    559682010 Capsule-Filling-Machine Operator
    529685190 Preservative Filler, Machine
    649685094 Punchboard-Filling-Machine Operator
    529685186 Plug-Overwrap-Machine Tender
    694685030 Loading-Unit Operator
    649685122 Tape-Fastener-Machine Operator
    694685026 Loading-Machine Operator
    689685102 Quilt Stuffer, Machine
    699685038 Filling-Machine Operator
    529685138 Ham-Rolling-Machine Operator
    559565010 Cylinder Filler
    529685266 Wrapper Layer
    694382014 Tracer-Bullet-Charging-Machine Operator
    529685270 Wrapper-Layer-and-Examiner, Soft Work
    692685154 Seal-Extrusion Operator
    529685162 Linking-Machine Operator
    529685286 Cigar-Wrapper Tender, Automatic
    692682038 Filling-and-Stapling-Machine Operator
    529685282 Can-Filling-and-Closing-Machine Tender
    554684014 Foam Dispenser
    579685038 Packer, Insulation
    692662014 Gelatin-Dynamite-Packing Operator
    690685022 Baler
    692685114 Level-Glass-Vial Filler

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 754 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
    758 Compressing and Compacting Machine Operators
    777 Miscellaneous Machine Operators, N.E.C.
    749 Miscellaneous Textile Machine Operators
    755 Extruding and Forming Machine Operators
    715 Miscellaneous Metal, Plastic, Stone and Glass Working Machin

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 000000 NO CIP ASSIGNED

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060218 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Processing
    060409 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Assorted Materials
    060408 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060420 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Assembling
    060215 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060419 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Pr
    060415 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060209 Production Work: Machine Work, Assorted Materials
    060402 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Metal and Plastics
    060412 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Petroleum, Gas, and C
    060405 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Fabric and Leather
    060404 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Paper
    030401 Elemental Work: Plants and Animals: Farming
    060407 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Rubber
    060434 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060437 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Stamping, Marking, Labeling,
    060432 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Casting and Molding
    060438 Elemental Work: Industrial: Wrapping and Packaging
    060436 Elemental Work: Industrial: Filling

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 3052 Packaging Specialist

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 92974 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 5414 Baling Machine Operating
    5440 Packaging Machine Operating
    5435 Carton/Bag Making Machine Operating

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders


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