Numbers of Production Occupations in Battle Creek, MI

Occupation group

Production Occupations

Year Number
2005 10,990
2006 9,930
2007 8,880
2008 8,940
2009 8,130
2010 7,660
2011 7,340
2012 7,680
2013 7,070
2014 7,640
2015 7,700
2016 8,550
2017 8,670
2018 8,120

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Year Number
2005 590
2006 550
2007 540
2008 540
2009 490
2010 450
2011 440
2012 460
2013 480
2014 540
2015 650
2016 550
2017 560
2018 570

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Year Number
2013 450

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Year Number
2006 80
2007 60
2016 50
2017 80

Team Assemblers

Year Number
2005 2,560
2006 890
2007 1,220
2008 1,250
2009 1,400
2010 1,270
2011 1,090
2012 1,870
2013 1,930
2014 2,240
2015 2,820
2016 3,620

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Year Number
2007 540
2009 450
2010 410
2011 330
2012 160
2013 260
2015 280

Bakers

Year Number
2005 80
2006 80
2008 30
2010 30
2011 70
2012 80
2013 70
2014 40
2017 30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Year Number
2006 50
2007 40
2008 40
2010 80
2011 80
2012 30
2013 40
2014 30
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50

Food Batchmakers

Year Number
2006 260
2007 310
2013 160
2014 160
2015 180
2016 90

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60
2006 50
2010 200

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 580
2006 550
2008 200
2009 190
2010 220
2011 170
2012 140
2014 340

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2011 40

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 260
2006 100
2007 130
2008 220
2009 100
2010 30
2012 50
2013 120
2014 120
2015 70
2017 40
2018 130

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2005 40

Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla

Year Number
2005 130
2014 50
2018 50

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2007 100
2013 80
2014 100
2015 80

Machinists

Year Number
2005 220
2006 230
2007 160
2008 200
2009 250
2010 180
2011 190
2012 210
2013 170
2014 240
2015 230
2016 410
2017 420
2018 490

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2018 40

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2008 40
2009 70
2010 120
2011 140
2013 60
2014 130
2017 100
2018 160

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2009 160
2011 50
2012 40
2016 90
2017 130
2018 190

Tool and Die Makers

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 50
2008 40
2009 40
2011 30
2012 50
2013 60
2014 60
2015 40
2016 50
2017 40
2018 80

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Year Number
2006 140
2007 40
2011 90
2012 130
2013 110
2014 70
2015 70
2016 80
2017 110
2018 60

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Year Number
2015 30

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Year Number
2010 40
2011 50
2012 50

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Year Number
2010 280
2011 270

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Year Number
2006 50
2007 60
2009 40

Printing Press Operators

Year Number
2009 210
2010 130
2011 120
2012 100
2013 100
2014 90
2015 70
2016 60
2017 70
2018 70

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Year Number
2006 40

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Year Number
2006 170
2007 70
2008 90
2009 100
2010 140
2011 140
2012 90
2014 40
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60
2018 110

Sewing Machine Operators

Year Number
2018 30

Upholsterers

Year Number
2007 70
2008 60

Power Plant Operators

Year Number
2007 30
2009 30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2011 30
2013 40
2014 140
2015 140
2016 100
2017 80
2018 80

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Year Number
2016 160

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 90
2006 100
2007 140
2008 130
2009 120
2010 190
2011 120
2012 140
2013 30
2014 60
2016 100
2017 60
2018 40

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 100
2006 120
2009 80
2010 90
2011 80
2015 40

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 340
2007 270
2008 210
2009 220
2010 260
2011 250
2012 450
2013 420
2014 520
2015 250
2016 240
2017 220
2018 340

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 680
2007 260
2008 320
2009 240
2010 370
2011 320
2012 340
2013 500
2014 430
2015 430

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 90

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Year Number
2005 60

Helpers--Production Workers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 200
2007 220
2008 320
2009 360
2010 620
2011 660
2012 740
2013 250
2014 160
2015 150
2016 180
2017 100
2018 60

Production Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 190
2013 140
2015 30
2017 60