Mexican Food Machine Tender

Tend machines that automatically dispense cheeses onto tortillas.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mexican Food Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that automatically dispenses cheese onto tortillas to form enchiladas or ground meat onto taco shells to form tacos: Fills vat with meat or cheese mixture and turns control knobs to regulate flow of filling through dispenser mechanism. Presses button to convey tortillas or taco shells under dispenser mechanism. Periodically weighs sample product, using scale, and turns knob to adjust dispenser flow to maintain specified weight of product.

Should I be a Mexican Food Machine Tender?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become a
    Mexican Food Machine Tender

    Mexican Food Machine Tenders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Mexican Food Machine Tender-related education!
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