Cracker Sprayer

Tend machines that spray crackers with oil to prevent drying out.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cracker Sprayers do?

Tends machine that sprays crackers with oil to impart color and prevent drying out: Pours oil into reservoir, using pail. Adjusts steam valve to heat oil to specified temperature. Starts machine and turns valves to regulate spray of oil on crackers. Feeds crackers onto conveyor. Weighs sampling of crackers to measure amount of oil being applied.

Should I be a Cracker Sprayer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Blackener, Blacker

    How to become a Cracker Sprayer

    Most Cracker Sprayers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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