Cake Press Operator Helper

Assist Cake-Press Operators in baking plastic materials into cake molds.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cake Press Operator Helpers do?

Assists CAKE-PRESS OPERATOR in compressing and baking chipped, rolled, or slabbed plastics materials into cake molds for sheeting: Positions empty molds on platform scales. Spreads plastics chips evenly over mold, using spreader. Pushes molds along roller conveyor from baking press to cooling press. Pushes cooled molds from press onto roller conveyor. Removes platen from mold and pushes it along roller conveyor to storage rack. Removes cake from mold and trims flash, using knife. Stacks cakes on pallets. Pushes empty mold along conveyor to scale. Cleans molds and presses, using knife and scraper. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Cake Press Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Cake Press Operator Helper

    Most Cake Press Operator Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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