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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$42,020 (USD)

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The average pay for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is $42,020 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is between $31,933 and $50,314. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) jobs: 2,114

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Machine Operator (3rd Shift)
May 14
Springfield, NJ, USA
Express Employment Professionals
A large nationwide blow molding technology based plastic container manufacturer is seeking for an experienced " Blow Molding Machinery Operator " on THIRD Shift on temp-to-hire basis to start ...
Machine Operator / Assembler / Warehouse
Apr 20
Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Staffing the Universe
All Shifts available Operate and start up heated Molding presses to mold and cure company products. ... Assembler Assembly Maintenance Machine operator Specific Responsibilities: • Spray inner surfaces ...
Production Machine Operator
May 3
Flemington, NJ, USA
Johanna Foods, Inc.
Responsibilities: -Job duties vary but will involve operating machines including but not limited to: forklifts, fillers, down lines, incubators, labelers, palletizers, and blow molds. -Ensure ...
injection molding operator
May 14
Carlstadt, United States
Looking for a machine operator preferably with injection molding experience. Qualifications * Must be able to work well in a team * Experience in injection molding a plus * Must be mechanically ...
Production Assistant - Spanish Speaking A Must
May 2
Middlesex, NJ, USA
Fram Trak Industries Inc
Plastic extrusion, injection molding and assembly facility needs general assistance with production ... machine operators. Excellent working conditions with opportunity for growth. Must have a hands-on ...
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