Meat Molder

Tend stuffing machines that fill molds with meat emulsions.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Meat Molders do?

Tends stuffing machine that fills molds with meat emulsion to form meat loaves: Slides mold under discharge nozzle of stuffing machine and moves lever to discharge emulsion into mold. Removes filled molds and places them on racks for further processing. May fill molds with meat cuts or whole pieces of meat by hand or using compressed air plunger and be designated Hand Molder, Meat. May stuff bologna and canadian bacon into casings by hand. May close ends of filled casings with metal clip and by tying with string.

Should I be a Meat Molder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Hand Molder, Meat, Molder, Meat

    How to become a Meat Molder

    Most Meat Molders 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:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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