Sucker Machine Operator

Tend machines that automatically form lollypops of specified shape.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sucker Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that automatically forms lollypops of specified shape on ends of wooden sticks: Turns steam valve to heat candy hopper or rollers of candy-spinning unit. Pours candy into machine hopper and fills receptacle with sucker sticks. Monitors and adjusts machine to prevent jamming.

Should I be a Sucker Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Packerhead-Machine Operator

    How to become a Sucker Machine Operator

    Most Sucker Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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