What’s in a name? Quite a lot if you’re an S&M coordinator or an expert upsetter. BY Caitlin Nobes 22 Aug 2014 Share Any one can be a coordinator, manager or officer, but some job titles are true head scratchers. HRM tracked down the best job titles from around the world and some are truly impressive. Full time wiener peeler – wanted by a hotdog plant, the advertisement for this job called for “talented people who are passionate about making a positive impact in their professional and personal lives every day”. And who presumably enjoy removing sausage casings for a living. Erection superintendent – it’s not nearly as salacious as it sounds. This job involves supervising erections – of the construction variety. S&M coordinator – some jobs, such as the sales and marketing coordinator, should rethink the need for abbreviations. Chick sexer – much like the erection superintendent role, this isn’t a teenager’s idea of a dream job. It actually involves distinguishing the gender of baby chickens to determine which feeding programmes they will receive. Expert upsetter – chances are, you probably feel like you’ve met a few of these already. In reality, it involves setting up and operating a closed-die forging machine. Ghost hunter – this one is actually exactly how it sounds, but is required for the purpose of reality television. Animal colourist – this role literally involves colouring animals – dyeing them for roles in movies and advertising campaigns. If you’ve ever wanted to turn a pony into a zebra, this is the role for you. Travel space agent – it’s yet to really take off, but Virgin Galactic, the world’s first space tourism business, is up and running – complete with an accredited travel agent. Hair boiler – another literal job title, hair boilers oversee vats that boil animal hair to curl it for hair-based products. What’s the weirdest job title at your organisation? Workopolis has a manager of first impressions, who sits at the front desk to direct visitors and callers. You've reached your limit - Register for free now for unlimited access To read the full story, just register for free now - GET STARTED HERE Already subscribed? Log in below LOGIN Remember me Forgot password?