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Center Machine Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$22,527 (USD)

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Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Center Machine Operator is $22,527 a year and $11 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Center Machine Operator is between $17,830 and $26,218. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares machine that extrudes soft candy, such as fondant, to form centers of specified size and shape for bonbons and chocolates.
  • Inserts die plate in machine and tightens thumbscrews to secure plate.
  • Examines and feels candy for specified consistency.
  • Dumps candy into machine hopper.
  • Starts machine that automatically feeds candy through openings in die plate and cuts off and deposits formed pieces on conveyor, or moves control to force candy through openings in die plate and moves wires that cut extruded candy to specified thickness.
  • Weighs formed pieces at random to determine adherence to specifications.
  • Adjusts wire or knife that cuts extruded candy to specified dimensions.
  • When making cream centers to be coated with chocolate, may synchronize speed of center machine with enrobing machine.
  • May be designated by product formed.
Center Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Center Machine Operator jobs: 5,401

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Center Machine Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Metal Fabricator Supervisor / Lead Machinist
Feb 6
Birmingham, AL, USA
Alabama Plate Cutting Co
... expert CNC machinist or expert laser operator no supervision experience required. Company ... center
Blending Lead - 2nd Shift
Mar 20
Montgomery, AL, USA
Wynn's Grain & Spice
... center sanitation are desired. Experience or additional training may be substituted for post ... operated conveyors and packaging equipment. 3. Effective communication and people skills are ...
Systems Administrator
Mar 19
Huntsville, AL, USA
Tec-Masters, Inc.
Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) System Simulation ... and Operating System Certification (Windows) • Experience with administration of Microsoft ...
Field Service Technician
Mar 4
Birmingham, AL, USA
... center and gaming industries with confidence that their cash is protected and always working to ... operating costs and enabling a more rewarding customer experience. We offer peace of mind. We ...
Systems Administrator- Servers and Networking
Mar 19
Huntsville, AL, USA
Tec-Masters, Inc.
S3I, within the US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC ... and Operating System Certification (Windows) • Experience with administration of Microsoft ...
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