Flaking Roll Operator

Tend machines containing rolls that form cooked grains into flakes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flaking Roll Operators do?

Tends machine containing rolls that form cooked grain into flakes, shredded biscuits, or other shapes to produce cereal products: Moves controls to start pairs of rollers rotating and to convey cooked grain to roll feeders. Turns dials and handwheels to adjust pressure of rollers to maintain specified thickness and consistency of formed product, as indicated by feel and visual inspection, and to control rate of feed of grain through feeding mechanism. Replaces worn knives used to scrape formed grain from roller surface, using handtools.

Should I be a Flaking Roll Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Flake-or-Shred-Roll Operator

    How to become a Flaking Roll Operator

    Most Flaking Roll 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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