Flavor Extractor

Tend equipment that extracts cereal flavorings.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flavor Extractors do?

Tends equipment that extracts cereal flavoring from mixture of malt, sugar, salt, water, and other ingredients: Opens valve to fill mixing tank with water. Dumps specified amount of malt into hopper, from which it is fed through crimping rolls and into mixing tank. Starts agitator revolving in tank. Opens valve admitting steam to tank jacket or lights gas burners to maintain specified temperature of mix for prescribed time. Turns valve to drain liquid into flavor tank. Dumps sugar, salt, and other ingredients into tank according to formula, and turns valve to pump mixture to storage tank. Removes spent mash from mixing tank, using hoe, and dumps it into feed trough.

Should I be a Flavor Extractor?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Flavorer

    How to become a Flavor Extractor

    Most Flavor Extractors 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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