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Conveyor Console Operator Job Description

This sample conveyor console operator job description shows how to use core job roles and tasks to define the main occupation responsibilities for your employee.
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Position Summary:

1) Operates console to control automated conveyor system that receives, sorts, distributes, and conveys bulk or packaged materials or products to and from loading dock storage area, and between departments or processes.

2) Reads production and delivery schedules & confers with supervisor to define sorting routing procedures.

3) Presses buttons & turns dials to start conveyor system regulate speed of conveyors.

4) Observes materials or products moving on conveyors, or observes lights on control panel to monitor flow operation of system.

5) Moves switches or pushes buttons to route order to designated areas to raise, lower, and align conveyor with specific adjoining conveyors.

6) Contacts work stations by telephone or intercom to request movement of order or to notify work stations of shipment enroute approximate delivery time.

7) Stops equipment clears jams, using handtools.

8) Observes operation to detect equipment malfunction informs supervisor when malfunction occurs.

9) May operate elevator system in conjunction with conveyor system.

10) May weigh trucks and railroad cars before and after loading, or read scale that continually weighs product on conveyor to ascertain when specified tonnage has been loaded record weight on loading ticket.

11) May join sections of conveyor frames at temporary working areas connect power units.

12) May collect samples of materials for analysis.

13) May lubricate moving parts of conveyors.

14) May operate scoop to load materials onto conveyor.

15) May record data, like weight and type of material moved condition of equipment.

16) May be designated according to product moved as Bulk-Loader Operator water trans. ; Coal-Conveyor Operator ; Grain Distributor grain-feed mills ; or according to type of equipment as Grain-Elevator Operator grain-feed mills ; Screen Operator cement ; Suction Operator agriculture ..

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