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Canning and Preserving Industry Workers

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Successful cannery and food preservation industry workers have a good grasp of basic mathematics, including arithmetic and geometry, have strong manual dexterity skills, and are able to maintain hygienic and sanitary conditions in the workplace. Supervisory workers in this industry need to have good speaking, writing, reading, mathematical, and listening skills so they can understand company documents and procedures and be able to communicate with others. Cannery and food preservation industry workers should also be able to monitor and assess their own performance in order to make improvements or corrections. These workers should also able to use logic and reasoning to solve problems they may develop in the packaging. canning, filling, and food preservation processes. Finally, these workers need to pay attention to detail, have a cooperative attitude, be able to tolerate workplace stress and production demands, and show individual initiative in an often repetitive and uncongenial environment.

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