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Bone Process Operator

Tend equipment that grind and sift animal bones.

What does a Bone Process Operator do?

Tends equipment that grinds and sifts animal bones to form bonemeal and bone flour: Starts grinder, shaker screens, and conveyors. Turns dials on control panel to synchronize feed of bones into grinder and ground bones into shaker screens that separate bonemeal and bone flour. Adjusts length of rocker arm on vibratory feeders and shaker screens to regulate oscillation speed, using wrenches, to maintain uninterrupted production. Observes ammeter on control panel to detect overloading. Monitors equipment to detect clogging and malfunctions.