Curing Bin Operator

Tend moistening drums of curing bins.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Curing Bin Operators do?

Tends moistening drums of curing bins that spread moisture uniformly through cooked grain prior to or after being shaped into breakfast cereal, such as flakes or shredded biscuits: Opens gate in conveyor duct to deflect incoming grain into first bin. Closes gate when bin is full, records time, and repeats filling operation with next bin. Pulls lever to dump grain onto conveyor as specified curing time is completed for each bin. Dislodges remaining grain from bin, using pole. May tend bins and cooling towers that cool toasted grain to specified temperature for packaging by starting fan and turning water valves as grain moves through equipment and moving lever to direct grain into chutes of filling machines.

Should I be a Curing Bin Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Curing Room Worker

    How to become a Curing Bin Operator

    Most Curing Bin Operators 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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