Operate package processing equipment


Operate electric package processing equipment and control systems.

Alternative labels

handle package processing equipment
process packages using equipment
process packages through use of equipment and control systems
process packages using electrical equipment and control systems
use package processing equipment
operate equipment for package processing
use equipment to process packages
utilise package processing equipment

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate package processing equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Packaging and filling machine operator: Packaging and filling machine operators tend machines for preparing and packing food products in various packaging containers such as jars, cartons, cans, and others.
Warehouse worker: Warehouse workers execute the accurate handling, packing and storage of materials in a warehouse. They receive goods, label them, check quality, store the goods and document any damage. Warehouse workers also monitor stock levels of items, keep inventory and ship goods.
Forklift operator: Forklift operators are responsible for operating forklifts to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise. They are accountable for the safe and efficient operation of forklifts. Moreover, they perform the filling of orders and check the accuracy of other orders.

Optional skill

Operate package processing equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Soap chipper: Soap chippers operate the machinery that turns soap bars into soap chips, making sure the end product is according to specifications. They also handle the transfer and storage of soap chips.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022