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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Salary
in Delaware, United States

$36,571 (USD)

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The average pay for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is $36,571 a year and $18 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is between $27,792 and $43,790. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares up machine to mold soft candies, such as gumdrops, orange slices, and jellies.
  • Installs mold-printing board in machine and tightens thumbscrews or inserts wedges to secure it.
  • Observes thermometer and turns steam valve to maintain specified temperature in candy-melting hopper.
  • Opens valve or starts pump to fill hopper of depositing unit with fluid candy.
  • Starts machine and turns hand wheels to synchronize flow of candy from depositing spouts with speed of mold board as it passes beneath spouts for filling.
  • Weighs formed candy for adherence to specifications and regulates spouts to increase or decrease flow accordingly.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Blow Mold Machine Operator, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Jan 11
Newark, DE, USA
Plastic Industries
The right candidate will operate blow mold machinery: Operate blowmold machines to ensure the bottles are being properly manufactured. Make adjustments to machine parameters and have the ability to ...