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Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders - 51-9023.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Blender
  • Blending Technician
  • Coater Operator
  • Ink Blender
  • Ink Maker
  • Issuing Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Mixer
  • Mixer Operator
  • Stock Preparation Operator (Stock Prep Operator)

SOC Occupation Groups

51-0000 Production Occupations
51-9000 Other Production Occupations
51-9020 Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers
51-9023.00 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
  • Clean and maintain equipment, using hand tools.
  • Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
  • Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
  • Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery or equipment, using hand tools.
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Mix or blend ingredients by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
  • Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Open valves to drain slurry from mixers into storage tanks.
  • Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, tobacco, fruit juices, chemicals, livestock feed, food products, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
  • Read work orders to determine production specifications or information.
  • Record operational or production data on specified forms.
  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
  • Tend accessory equipment, such as pumps or conveyors, to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
  • Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
  • Transfer materials, supplies, or products between work areas, using moving equipment or hand tools.
  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.
  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products.
  • Clean production equipment.
  • Clear equipment jams.
  • Collect samples of materials or products for testing.
  • Load materials into production equipment.
  • Maintain production or processing equipment.
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Measure ingredients or substances to be used in production processes.
  • Mix substances to create chemical solutions.
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas.
  • Operate cooking, baking, or other food preparation equipment.
  • Operate mixing equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.
  • Weigh finished products.

Military Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Tinter (Paint and Varnish)

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Abrasive Mixer
  • Acetylene-Cylinder-Packing Mixer
  • Auxiliary-Equipment Tender
  • Batch Mixer
  • Batter Mixer
  • Beater Engineer
  • Beater-Engineer Helper
  • Binder Technician
  • Bleach-Liquor Maker
  • Blender
  • Blender I
  • Blender II
  • Blender, Snuff
  • Blender-Conveyor Operator
  • Blender-Machine Operator
  • Blending-Line Attendant
  • Blending-Machine Operator
  • Blending-Plant Operator
  • Blending-Tank Tender
  • Blow-Up Operator
  • Bran Mixer
  • Breading Machine Tender
  • Brine Maker I
  • Brine Maker II
  • Brine-Mixer Operator, Automatic
  • Broth Mixer
  • Bulk-Plant Operator
  • Bulk-Station Operator
  • Bullet-Lubricant Mixer
  • Buttermaker, Continuous Churn
  • Candy Puller
  • Candy-Maker Helper
  • Carbide-Powder Processor
  • Carbonation Equipment Tender
  • Casing-Fluid Tender
  • Catalyst Operator, Gasoline
  • Cd-Mixer
  • Cd-Storage-and-Materials Make-Up Helper
  • Cellophane-Bath Mixer
  • Cement Mixer
  • Cheesemaker Helper
  • Chemical Mixer
  • Chemical Preparer
  • Chip-Mixing-Machine Operator
  • Chopping-Machine Operator
  • Churn Operator, Margarine
  • Churn Tender
  • Churner
  • Cistern-Room Operator
  • Clay Maker
  • Clay Mixer
  • Coating Operator
  • Coating-Mixer Tender
  • Cocoa-Powder-Mixer Operator
  • Color Maker
  • Color Mixer
  • Color-Paste Mixer
  • Composition Mixer
  • Compound Finisher
  • Compound Mixer
  • Compounder
  • Conche Operator
  • Cooler Tender
  • Crusher-and-Blender Operator
  • Crutcher
  • Curer, Foam Rubber
  • Dough Mixer
  • Dough-Brake-Machine Operator
  • Dough-Mixer Operator
  • Dry-Starch Operator
  • Dust Mixer
  • Dustless Operator
  • Feather Mixer
  • Feed Blender
  • Feed Mixer
  • Fermenter, Wine
  • Fertilizer Mixer
  • Flavor Extractor
  • Flour Blender
  • Flour Mixer
  • Formula Weigher
  • Frit-Mixer-and-Burner
  • Frothing-Machine Operator
  • Glaze Maker
  • Glue Mixer
  • Grain Mixer
  • Granulator-Machine Operator
  • Grease Maker
  • Green-Coffee Blender
  • Grinder, Carbon Plant
  • Ground Mixer
  • Icing Mixer
  • Insecticide Mixer
  • Kettle Tender
  • Lacquer Maker
  • Lime Mixer Tender
  • Lime Slaker
  • Lime-Sludge Mixer
  • Liquid-Sugar Fortifier
  • Liquid-Sugar Melter
  • Lozenge-Dough Mixer
  • Mash Grinder
  • Material Mixer
  • Meat Blender
  • Metal-Bonding Crib Attendant
  • Mill Feeder
  • Mill Operator
  • Miller
  • Miller II
  • Mincemeat Maker
  • Mingler Operator
  • Mix-House Tender
  • Mixer
  • Mixer I
  • Mixer Operator
  • Mixer Operator I
  • Mixer Operator II
  • Mixer Operator, Carbon Paste
  • Mixer Operator, Snack Foods
  • Mixer Tender, Board
  • Mixer, Chili Powder
  • Mixer, Dry-Food Products
  • Mixer, Foam Rubber
  • Mixer, Wet Pour
  • Mixer, Whipped Topping
  • Mixer-and-Blender
  • Mixing-Machine Operator
  • Mixing-Machine Tender
  • Mixing-Roll Operator
  • Mixing-Tank Operator
  • Molding-Machine Tender
  • Mottler Operator
  • Mud-Mill Tender
  • Mud-Mixer Operator
  • Mud-Plant Operator
  • Nitrating-Acid Mixer
  • Noodle-Press Operator
  • Operator, Catalyst Concentration
  • Paint Mixer, Machine
  • Paste Mixer
  • Peanut-Butter Maker
  • Pearl-Glue Operator
  • Pickling Solution Maker
  • Plaster Mixer, Machine
  • Polishing Machine Tender
  • Powder Blender and Pourer
  • Powerhouse Helper
  • Primer-Powder Blender, Dry
  • Primer-Powder Blender, Wet
  • Pug-Mill Operator
  • Pug-Mill-Operator Helper
  • Pulp Grinder and Blender
  • Pulp-Refiner Operator
  • Pulper
  • Pulverizing-and-Sifting Operator
  • Reagent Tender
  • Refined-Syrup Operator
  • Refractory Mixer
  • Relish Blender
  • Restrictive-Preparation Operator
  • Roof-Cement-and-Paint Maker
  • Rouge Mixer
  • Rubber-Mill Tender
  • Sagger Preparer
  • Sand Mixer, Machine
  • Sand-Cutter Operator
  • Sand-Mill Grinder
  • Sausage Maker
  • Sausage Mixer
  • Scratcher Tender
  • Seasoning Mixer
  • Silica-Spray Mixer
  • Silver-Solution Mixer
  • Sinter-Machine Operator
  • Size Maker
  • Slate Mixer
  • Slime-Plant Operator I
  • Slurry Mixer
  • Slurry-Control Tender
  • Soap Maker
  • Soda-Room Operator
  • Solutions Operator
  • Spice Mixer
  • Sponge Buffer
  • Starch-Treating Assistant
  • Supply Controller
  • Sweeping-Compound Blender
  • Syrup Maker
  • Syrup Mixer
  • Tanning-Solution Maker
  • Tetryl-Dissolver Operator
  • Thinner
  • Tinter
  • Tracer-Powder Blender
  • Tumbler Operator
  • Tumbler Tender
  • Unleavened-Dough Mixer
  • Vinegar Maker
  • Wax Blender
  • Weigher and Mixer
  • Weigher-Bulker
  • Wet Mixer
  • Wet-End Operator I
  • Wheel-Mill Operator
  • Whipped-Topping Finisher