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Tube Filling Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,172 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tube Filling Machine Operator is $32,172 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tube Filling Machine Operator is between $24,959 and $38,097. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers: starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.
  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.
  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs, such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.
  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.
  • May feed product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices and unload packaged product.
  • May replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
  • May mount supplies on spindles or place supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.
  • May position and hold container in machine and depress pedal, press button, or move lever to clean, glue, label, sew, or staple container.
  • May cut stencils and stencil information on container, such as lot number or shipping destination.
  • May tally number of units of product packaged or record information, such as size, weight, and type of products packaged.
  • May be designated according to specific function or functions performed by machine tended as bottle washer, machine ii; capping-machine operator; container-maker-filler-packer operator; filling-machine operator; labeler, machine; wrapping-machine operator.
  • May be designated: aerosol-line operator; bag printer; blis.
Tube Filling Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Tube Filling Machine Operator jobs: 9,457

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Tube Filling Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator
May 19
Franklin Park, IL, USA
We are looking for skilled Machine Operators! Come join our great team and work in a state of the ... Operate state of the art filling, label & weight check machine * Trouble shoot equipment when ...
Machine Operator
Mar 27
Wheeling, IL, USA
One year of experience working with machinery in a manufacturing environment Experience operating packaging equipment such as robotics, filling machines, case packers, labelers, etc. Experience ...
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South Holland, IL, USA
Resolve Human Resources
Filling molds * Stacking molds * Cast wide range of products Physical Abilities: * Sitting/Standing for long periods of time * Continual use of one hand * Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. Company ...
Food Manufacturing Machine Operators ALL SHIFTS!!!
Mar 14
Bartlett, IL, USA
ClearStaff, Inc.
Fill machine with ingredients to make flour, Make rolls of flour, approximately 40lbs-50lb and load onto cart for the next operator, Latch on carts of filling onto the machine and also place the ...
Senior Machine Operator
May 22
Bedford Park, IL, USA
LTI Services
Operating all food processing equipment pertaining to the vegetables and powders. CIP systems ... Perform general labor duties related to product processing such as filling. Loading and packaging.
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