Pantry Worker

Assemble, weigh, and measure candy ingredients.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pantry Workers do?

Assembles, weighs, and measures candy ingredients, such as egg whites and butter, according to formula: Selects batch formula cards in accordance with type of batch scheduled. Weighs dry ingredients on scales and pours liquid ingredients into graduated containers. Attaches formula card and identifying batch number to containers of measured ingredients for use by CANDY MAKERS. Keeps record of batches produced. May weigh ingredients, such as nuts, flavoring, extracts, condiments, and shortening that are not metered mechanically.

Should I be a Pantry Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • 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: Putty-and-Patch Worker

    How to become a Pantry Worker

    Most Pantry Workers 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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