Linking Machine Operator

Tend machines that tie stuffed casings into links to form meat products.

What does a Linking Machine Operator do?

Tends one or more machines that automatically tie stuffed casings into links to form meat products, such as frankfurters, sausages, and wieners: Threads string into tying mechanism of machine and turns screws to regulate length of links. Starts machine and feeds end of stuffed casing into machine. Hangs string of linked casings on racks or rods for transfer to smokeroom.