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Packers, Bottlers, Canners and Fillers

Jobholders in this unit group pack, wrap, fill, label and seal containers by hand or machine.

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About this Career

£18,319

Average salary

New workers start around £11,663.09. Normal pay is £18,319 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £27,677.08.

106

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Packs specialist items according to specifications and completes necessary documentation.
  • Labels goods by hand or machine.
  • Examines cans, bottles and seals and rejects any that are faulty.
  • Loads machine with packaging containers, materials, adhesive, etc., loads hopper with items to be packaged/wrapped, monitors filling, wrapping and packaging, adjusts controls as necessary and clears any blockages.
  • Packs heavy goods in crates and boxes using hoist, mobile crane or similar lifting equipment.
  • Fills tubes, ampoules, bottles, drums, barrels, bags, sacks, cans, boxes and other containers by hand using measuring/weighing aid or by positioning container under feeder spout.
  • Selects appropriate cylinder, ensures that there is no corrosion or other damage and fills with gas.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Monitoring
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Active Learning
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Critical Thinking
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Writing
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Speaking
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Mathematics
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Science
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