How to Become a Crater/Packer

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Crater/Packer

What does a Crater/Packer do?

A Crater/Packer stacks and arranges products and packed containers into crates, boxes, and cartons. Applies wrapping, labels and identifications as required. Being a Crater/Packer follows all required safety procedures. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Crater/Packer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Crater/Packer gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Crater/Packer typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

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Production Material Coordinator, Crater & Packer, and Material Handler.

02/15/2020: Phoenix, AZ

As a Warehouseman Packer Crater for the CIA, you will support warehouse operations to include packing.

12/31/2019: High Point, NC

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Crater Packer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

01/04/2020: Tacoma, WA

Northrop Grumman Aerospace System (NGAS) is looking for a Crater Packer to support the shipping and receiving department located in Palmdale, CA.

01/25/2020: Lansing, MI

Daily work assignments are based on production needs and this position may, at any time, be assigned to perform other Crater/Packer tasks and activities in other departments.

01/27/2020: Cedar Rapids, IA
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Crater/Packer

Best tips for those who want to become a Crater/Packer

Here are some tips to become a Crater/Packer.

People's Opinions on best tips

Hold up the garment with the front facing you, then pinch the shoulders halfway along between your thumb and forefinger, bringing your other fingers to the front.

12/20/2019: Mobile, AL

Twist your wrists inwards to turn the sleeves to the back, bringing the outer edges of the sleeves to touch each other.

02/06/2020: Columbus, MS

Lay the garment on a flat surface front down and fold in half, bringing the neck down to the base of the garment.

02/04/2020: Saint Paul, MN

Wear your hiking boots and pack your sandals.

01/01/2020: Jacksonville, FL

‘Carry on plus one personal item’ should be music to your ears.

02/16/2020: Omaha, NE
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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Crater/Packer

Best colleges and universities for Crater/Packer

  • Butler University
  • Taylor University
  • California State University--Maritime Academy
  • William Jessup University
  • Fairfield University
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Crater/Packer

Is being a Crater/Packer Worth it?

People's Opinions on lifestyles

May assist more experienced packers and craters in moderately-complex packing/crating activities.

02/23/2020: Bradenton, FL

Packers/craters receive no training or access to sponsor system nor is it required in the course of the work.

02/14/2020: Fairbanks, AK

As a Warehouseman/Packer/Crater for the CIA, you will support warehouse operations to include packing and crating, dock operations, inventory management, and property reutilization.

02/01/2020: Minneapolis, MN

To provide your goods with the maximum protection possible during transit or storage, it isn’t enough for packers and craters to use one or even two forms of packaging in some instances.

02/25/2020: Salt Lake City, UT

Maasai are permitted to pursue their traditional pastoralist lifestyle throughout the Conservation Area, except for the Crater floor.

12/09/2019: Nashua, NH
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Crater/Packer

What skills do you need to be a Crater/Packer?

There are many skills required to succeed in this role, which vary in importance depending on the exact role and department size.  The daily workload for this job will be highly dependant on these skills: Packaging and Labeling, Packing, Safety Procedures.  By growing your skills to reflect the ones mentioned, you are more likely to succeed in this role, and move forward to a more senior position.

People's Opinions on Crater/Packer skills

May assist more experienced packers and craters in moderately-complex packing/crating activities.

12/27/2019: Duluth, MN

Packers/craters receive no training or access to sponsor system nor is it required in the course of the work.

02/21/2020: Denver, CO

Vacancy For PACKER / HELPER / OFFICE BOY ( FRESHER & EXPERIENCES) ( MALE & FEMALE).

12/02/2019: Long Beach, CA

Provides technical guidance to less experienced craters.

01/12/2020: Knoxville, TN

Experience operating packaging equipment such as robotics, filling machines, case packers, labelers, etc.

02/06/2020: Indianapolis, IN
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Step 6: View average salary for Crater/Packer

How much does a Crater/Packer make?

The average salary range for a Crater/Packer is from $31,011 to $43,051. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Crater/Packer
$31,011 to $43,051

Step 7: Find relevant Crater/Packer jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Crater/Packer

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