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Weighers, Graders and Sorters

Weighers, graders and sorters weigh, grade and sort materials, goods and products.

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About this Career

£25,802

Average salary

New workers start around £16,351.12. Normal pay is £25,802 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,310.33.

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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

  • Operates machines to measure lengths of rolls of material and irregularly shaped materials such as leather or sheepskin.
  • Records and calculates gross and net weight, checks delivery notes and prepares documents and labels for identification purposes.
  • Uses balances, springs, weighing platforms, automatic scales and weighbridges to check the weight of goods, products and loaded vehicles.
  • Ascertains material(s) required from order card, recipe, or specification and weighs and measures prescribed quantities accordingly.
  • Assesses product quality visually and by touch, and grades according to weight, thickness, colour and other quality criteria.
  • Examines hide, skins, leather, fabric, wool, rags, scrap metal, tobacco pipe bowls, fish, fibres, ceramics, produce and other goods.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

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Active Listening
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Critical Thinking
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Monitoring
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Speaking
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Mathematics
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Science
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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