Mixing-Tank Operator

Tend equipment that mix ingredients for use in producing margarines.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mixing-Tank Operators do?

Tends equipment that mixes ingredients for use in producing margarine: Turns valve to admit liquid ingredients, such as water or milk, into mixing vat. Dips measuring stick into vat and closes valve when liquid reaches specified level. Weighs specified quantities of dry ingredients, such as salt and powdered milk, and empties ingredients into vat. Starts agitator to mix liquid and powdered ingredients for specified time. Turns valve to empty mixed ingredients from vat for further processing.

Should I be a Mixing-Tank 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.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Dairy-Feed-Mixing Operator, Mixing House Operator, Mixing Tank Operator, Mixing Tumbler Operator See More

    How to become a Mixing-Tank Operator

    Most Mixing-Tank Operators 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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