Gum Scoring Machine Operator

Operate machines that roll chewing gums into sheets.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Gum Scoring Machine Operators do?

Operates one or more machines that roll chewing gum into sheets and score sheets to specified size: Turns handwheels to adjust rollers, knives, and scoring blades on machine to regulate thickness of sheet gum and depth of scoring, according to specifications, using ruler. Starts scoring machine and flow of gum from mixer into hopper of machine. Measures width, length, and thickness of scored sheets to ensure conformance to specifications, using ruler. Examines sheets for scoring defects and completeness of sugar coating. May give directions to other workers engaged in loading and unloading scoring machine and coating gum with sugar.


Should I be a Gum Scoring Machine 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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Gum Scoring Machine Operator

    Most Gum Scoring Machine 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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