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Blender / Mixer Operator

74

Statewide
Job Postings
305th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
3,630

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$14.05 - $22.57

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$13.46 - $21.90

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Blender / Mixer Operator - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 74 job postings for the occupation of Blender / Mixer Operator in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Blender / Mixer Operator. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Certifications

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What Blender / Mixer Operator Do:

Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.

Common Job Activities:

  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.
  • Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
  • Read work orders to determine production specifications or information.
  • Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Mix or blend ingredients by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
  • Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
  • Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, tobacco, fruit juices, chemicals, livestock feed, food products, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
  • Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Transfer materials, supplies, or products between work areas, using moving equipment or hand tools.
  • Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
  • Record operational or production data on specified forms.
  • Tend accessory equipment, such as pumps or conveyors, to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.
  • Clean and maintain equipment, using hand tools.
  • Open valves to drain slurry from mixers into storage tanks.
  • Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery or equipment, using hand tools.

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