Noodle Press Operator

Operate machines to blend ingredients, and knead, extrude, and cut dough.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Noodle Press Operators do?

Operates machine to blend ingredients, and knead, extrude, and cut dough used to make noodles: Installs specified die in press, using handtools. Adjusts press rollers to regulate thickness of dough, using micrometer and handtool. Dumps premeasured quantity of eggs into tub, sets meter, and turns spigot to admit prescribed amount of water. Starts beater to mix eggs and water for specified time. Starts pumps to transfer mixture to mixing unit of press. Opens hopper to admit flour into mixing unit and starts press to process mixture. Turns screw to set speed of knives to cut product to specified length. Patrols drying chambers and observes temperature and humidity readings recorded on charts for variation in drying procedure. Reports chart deviations to production manager. Records type of product, date, and time of entry and discharge of product from drying chambers.

Should I be a Noodle Press 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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Brine-Process Operator, Gunite Nozzle Operator

    How to become a Noodle Press Operator

    Most Noodle Press 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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