Mixer Operator

Tend mixers to produce powdered drinks or foods.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Mixer Operators do?

Tends mixer to produce powdered drink or food: Weighs and measures ingredients according to formula and pours them into mixers, or starts conveyor to move premeasured ingredients into mixer. Starts mixer to mix ingredients for specified time. Compares color of mixture with color chart to ensure product color meets specifications. Moves lever to dump mixture into container or onto conveyor. May be designated according to product mixed as Gelatin-Powder Mixer; Soft-Drink-Powder Mixer.


Should I be a Mixer Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Banbury Mixer Operator, Batch-Mixer Operator, Brine Mixer Operator, Clay-Dry-Press-Mixer Operator See More

    How to become a Mixer Operator

    Mixer Operators often have an Associate's degree or higher. 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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