Sugar Drier

Tend steam-heated rotary driers that dehydrate sugar products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sugar Driers do?

Tends steam-heated rotary drier that dehydrates sugar products: Starts drier revolving and adjusts gates on ducts to prevent overloading and incomplete drying. Observes flow of materials through elevators and conveyors to prevent jamming or spillage. Signals CRYSTALLIZER OPERATOR and CENTRIFUGAL OPERATOR in synchronizing flow of materials to rate of intake at drier. Dumps sugar dust from collector into melting tanks and adds water to reclaim sugar lost during process. Cleans equipment with steam, hot water, and hose.

Should I be a Sugar Drier?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Snuff Drier, Steam Drier, Yolk Spray Drier

    How to become a Sugar Drier

    Most Sugar Driers 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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