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Cager Operator

Tend stacking machines that load jars of baby food into metal baskets.

What does a Cager Operator do?

Tends stacking machine that loads sealed cans or jars of baby food into metal baskets for processing in retorts: Pushes basket, mounted on dolly, onto hydraulic lift mounted at floor level and located at discharge platform of filling machine. Presses button and moves lever to activate lift that raises adjustable bottom of basket up to level of platform. Presses button to activate device that slides jars of baby food from platform into basket. Places divider over each layer of jars in basket. Activates lift that lowers adjustable bottom of basket for subsequent layers of jars until basket is filled. Attaches tag to basket to identify type of baby food packed.