We surveyed 711 machine feeders to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical machine feeder. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a machine feeder?
Working as a machine feeder typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a machine feeder?
A career as a machine feeder typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.
Is it easy to get a job as a machine feeder?
It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a machine feeder. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for machine feeders.
Do machine feeders work full-time or part-time?
93% of machine feeders work in full-time roles while 7% work part-time.
Is being a machine feeder stressful?
Machine feeders tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a machine feeder?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a machine feeder.
How competitive is the workplace for machine feeders?
Competition at work is not common for machine feeders.
Does being a machine feeder require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for machine feeders.
Are machine feeders allowed to express themselves creatively?
Machine feeders rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do machine feeders have control over the direction of their work?
Machine feeders tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a machine feeder physically demanding?
Being a machine feeder may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.
Are machine feeders exposed to a wide variety of work?
Machine feeders tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a machine feeder require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a machine feeder.
Does being a good machine feeder require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a machine feeder.