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Machine Feeders and Offbearers
(SOC Code : 53-7063)
in San Bernardino County

Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

San Bernardino County is part of the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA, which includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA20221st Qtr$20.26$19.38$19.45$19.74
Data for San Bernardino County are not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA has been substituted.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeTotal Job Openings
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA2018 - 20282,6503,8701,22046.05,530
Data for San Bernardino County are not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA has been substituted.

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in San Bernardino County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Warehousing and Storage 12212.4%
Printing and Related Support Activities 2306.7%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 223.2%
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing1093.0%
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg 502.1%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting2101.9%
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 681.4%
Other Food Manufacturing 911.1%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Inspect materials and products for defects, and to ensure conformance to specifications.
Remove materials and products from machines and equipment, and place them in boxes, trucks or conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
Push dual control buttons and move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment.
Load materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
Identify and mark materials, products, and samples, following instructions.
Clean and maintain machinery, equipment, and work areas to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.
Weigh or measure materials or products to ensure conformance to specifications.
Fasten, package, or stack materials and products, using hand tools and fastening equipment.
Record production and operational data, such as amount of materials processed.
Add chemicals, solutions, or ingredients to machines or equipment as required by the manufacturing process.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
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.
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.

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