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Become A Feeder Catcher

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Working As A Feeder Catcher

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $79,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Feeder Catcher Do

Hand laborers and material movers manually move freight, stock, or other materials. Others feed or remove material to or from machines, clean vehicles, pick up unwanted household goods, and pack materials for moving.

Duties

Hand laborers and material movers typically do the following:

  • Manually move material from one place to another
  • Pack or wrap products by hand
  • Keep a record of the material they move
  • Signal machine operators who help move material
  • Clean cars, equipment, and workplaces

In warehouses and wholesale and retail operations, hand laborers and material movers work closely with material moving machine operators and material recording clerks. Some workers are employed in manufacturing industries, where they load material onto conveyor belts or other machines.

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment wash automobiles and other vehicles, as well as storage tanks, pipelines, and related machinery. They use cleaning products, vacuums, hoses, and brushes. Most of these workers clean cars at a car wash, an automobile dealership, or a rental agency. Some clean industrial equipment at manufacturing firms. Some—for example, those who work at a car wash—interact with customers.

Hand laborers and freight, stock, and material movers move materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks, delivery trucks, ships, and containers. Although their specific duties may vary, most of these movers, often called pickers, work in warehouses. Some workers retrieve products from storage and move them to loading areas. Other workers load and unload cargo from a truck. When moving a package, pickers keep track of the package number, sometimes with a hand-held scanner, to ensure proper delivery. Sometimes they open containers and sort the material.

Hand packers and packagers package a variety of materials by hand. They may label cartons, inspect items for defects, and keep records of items packed. Some of these workers pack materials for shipment and move them to a loading dock. Many hand packers are employed by grocery stores, where they bag groceries for customers at checkout.

Machine feeders and offbearers process materials by feeding them into equipment or by removing them from equipment. The equipment is generally operated by other workers, such as material moving machine operators. Machine feeders and offbearers help the operator if the machine becomes jammed or needs minor repairs. Machine feeders track the amount of material they process during a shift.

Refuse and recyclable material collectors gather garbage and recyclables from homes and businesses to transport to a dump, landfill, or recycling center. Many collectors lift garbage cans by hand and empty them into their truck. Some collectors drive the garbage or recycling truck along a scheduled route. When collecting materials from a dumpster, drivers use a hydraulic lift to empty the contents of the dumpster into their truck.

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How To Become A Feeder Catcher

Formal education is not usually required to become a hand laborer or material mover. Employers typically require only that applicants be physically able to perform the work.

Education

There are no formal education requirements to become a hand laborer or material mover.

Training

Most positions for hand laborers and material movers require less than 1 month of on-the-job training. Some workers need only a few days of training, and most training is done by a supervisor or a more experienced worker who decides when trainees are ready to work on their own.

Workers learn safety rules as part of their training. Many of these rules are standardized through the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Refuse and recyclable material collectors who drive trucks that exceed a certain capacity—such as vehicles with the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo exceeding 26,000 pounds—must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Obtaining a CDL requires passing written, skill, and vision tests.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. Hand laborers and material movers who work with the public, such as grocery baggers or car wash attendants, must be pleasant and courteous to customers.

Hand–eye coordination. Most hand laborers and material movers use their arms and hands to manipulate objects or move objects into specific positions.

Listening skills. Hand laborers and material movers follow instructions that a supervisor gives them.

Physical stamina. Hand laborers and material movers need the endurance to perform strenuous tasks, such as moving or cleaning objects, throughout the day.

Physical strength. Some workers must be able to lift and carry heavy objects.

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Feeder Catcher Demographics

Gender

Female

43.4%

Male

39.5%

Unknown

17.1%
Ethnicity

White

64.7%

Hispanic or Latino

15.1%

Black or African American

10.6%

Asian

5.0%

Unknown

4.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0%

Feeder Catcher Education

Schools

College of Lake County

16.7%

Everest Institute

6.7%

Cleveland State Community College

6.7%

National College of Business and Tech-Lexington

6.7%

University of Phoenix

6.7%

Chattanooga State Community College

6.7%

Kaplan University

6.7%

University of New Haven

3.3%

Delaware County Community College

3.3%

Brunswick Job Corps Center

3.3%

Greene County Career Center

3.3%

Flint River Technical College

3.3%

Computer Systems Institute

3.3%

Weber State University

3.3%

Bellevue University

3.3%

Metropolitan Community College

3.3%

Hollins University

3.3%

Everest College - Skokie

3.3%

University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

3.3%

U.S. Career Institute

3.3%
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Majors

Business

19.4%

Medical Assisting Services

13.9%

Accounting

11.1%

Automotive Technology

5.6%

Health Care Administration

5.6%

General Studies

5.6%

Supply Chain Management

2.8%

Chemistry

2.8%

Cosmetology

2.8%

Medical Technician

2.8%

Visual And Performing Arts

2.8%

Pharmacy

2.8%

Criminal Justice

2.8%

Early Childhood Education

2.8%

Computer Science

2.8%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.8%

Communication

2.8%

Communications Technology

2.8%

Liberal Arts

2.8%

Information Technology

2.8%
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Degrees

Other

45.9%

Certificate

16.2%

Associate

16.2%

Bachelors

10.8%

Diploma

10.8%
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