Molding Machine Operator Helper

Feed candy-filled starch molding trays onto conveyor.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molding Machine Operator Helpers do?

Feeds candy-filled starch molding trays onto conveyor or into feed rack of machine that empties trays, removes starch from candy, and deposits candy on trays or conveyor for packing and shipment. Positions trays under machine to receive molded candy. Stacks filled trays and transfers them to drying area, using handtruck. May dump trays of candy into hopper of machine that shakes starch from candy and be designated Starch Dumper.

Should I be a Molding Machine Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Scoring-Machine-Operator Helper, Straightedge-Machine-Operator Helper

    How to Become a
    Molding Machine Operator Helper

    Most Molding Machine Operator Helpers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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