Pellet Mill Operator
Tend machines that press ingredients into feed pellets.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Pellet Mill Operators do?
Tends machine that presses ingredients into feed pellets for poultry and stock feed: Turns steam valves to regulate temperature of machine. Observes ammeter and turns valves to regulate flow of material to machine. May adjust nozzles to regulate flow of molasses into ingredients and turn steam valves to regulate temperature of molasses. May adjust flow of air to cool pellets in cooler. May tend bucket elevator equipment to transfer pellets to storage. May adjust rollers to crush pelletized feed into crumbles. May mix poultry or stock feed preparatory to pelletizing [FEED MIXER].
Should I be a Pellet Mill Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
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How to become a Pellet Mill Operator
Most Pellet Mill Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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