Oilseed Meat Presser

Tend presses that extract oil from cloth-covered cakes of oilseed meats.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Oilseed Meat Pressers do?

Tends hydraulic press that extracts oil from cloth-covered cakes of oilseed meat: Lifts cakes from cake-forming tray, using metal pan, shoves cakes into compartments of press, and withdraws empty pan. Turns handwheel to raise hydraulic ram that presses cakes to extract oil from cake.

Should I be an Oilseed Meat Presser?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Cottonseed-Meat Presser, Linseed Oil Boiler

    How to become an Oilseed Meat Presser

    Most Oilseed Meat Pressers 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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