Machine Feeders and Offbearers

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Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Machine Feeders and Offbearers - Preparation

To work as a production helper, you typically need to:

  • complete short-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education is required for this occupation. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

On-the-job training

Production helpers get training on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you learn to:

  • use equipment necessary for the job;
  • load and unload materials; and
  • clean and prepare work sites.

Training may last from a few hours to one month.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.