Sugar Controller

Tend equipment to screen and blend granulated and confectioner's sugar.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sugar Controllers do?

Tends equipment to screen, blend, and convey granulated and confectioner’s sugar to packing room and storage bins: Installs separation screens in machines according to size of sugar crystals specified. Tests sugars for color and grist. Blends sugars according to specifications. Starts pneumatic conveyors and regulates speed to convey blended sugar to packing units or storage bins. Gives directions to workers in screening, blending, and routing of sugar. Keeps records of sugar on hand. Inspects equipment and reports malfunction to superior. May repair torn screens.

Should I be a Sugar Controller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cooker, Sulfite, Mercerizing-Range Controller

    How to become a Sugar Controller

    Sugar Controllers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Sugar Controller-related education!
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