Tend machines that mix and blend food ingredients.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mixer-and-Blenders do?

Tends machine that mixes and blends food ingredients to produce such products as mayonnaise, mustard and salad dressing, and spices, according to formula: Weighs such ingredients as eggs, salt, spices, and sugar, using scale or weighing hopper. Dumps ingredients into mixing machine. Turns valves to permit measured amounts of such liquids as oil, water, or vinegar to flow from tanks into mixing machine. Starts machine and observes mixing to ensure thorough blending. Starts pumps to transfer contents of mixer to containers, filling machines, or storage tanks. May grind dry ingredients, using grinding machine. May be designated according to product mixed as Egg-And-Spice Mixer; Mayonnaise Mixer; Mustard Mixer.

Should I be a Mixer-and-Blender?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Mixer and Blender, Mixer-and-Scaler, Pigment and Lacquer Mixer, Screener and Blender, Starch and Prosize Mixer

    How to become a Mixer-and-Blender

    Most Mixer-and-Blenders 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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