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Fruit Distributor

Tend conveyors to distribute citrus fruits to packers' work stations.

What does a Fruit Distributor do?

Tends conveyor to distribute citrus fruit to packers’ work stations: Tends conveyor, patrols catwalks beside conveyors and monitors flow of fruit passing to each packing station. Reroutes flow of fruit to maintain adequate supply to each packer. Turns wing nut on rail of conveyor to loosen deflector bar. Pushes or pulls on rod to move longitudinal deflector bar regulating flow of fruit to approximate packing speed of each worker. Turns wing nut to clamp rod attached to deflector bar in place. Repeats task to adjust all deflector bars necessary to obtain desired flow of fruit to packers.