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Roller Mill Operator Salary

$34,275 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Mill Operator is $34,275 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Roller Mill Operator is between $26,221 and $40,901. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Roller Mill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates mill equipped with rollers to grind paste of premixed ingredients, such as pigments, resins, solvents, oils, and plasticizers, for use in paint, lacquer, and ink: moves controls to set specified roll spacing and pressure.
  • Starts flow of water through roll cooling system to prevent ignition or discoloration of paste.
  • Adjusts feed gate to regulate flow of paste from hopper onto feeder roll.
  • Secures scraper blade to takeoff roll and bolts chute to scraper blade, allowing paste to flow from roll into thinning and storage tanks or scrapes paste from mill apron into container, using spatula.
  • Tests paste sample for fineness, using grind gauge, or sends sample to laboratory for analysis.
  • Adjusts roll pressure controls to regulate flow of paste during grinding.
  • Cleans equipment, using scrapers and solvents.
  • May pump specified types and quantities of thinners into thinning tank.
  • May blend specified extenders (chemicals that increase bulk of paint) with paste, using portable mixer.
Roller Mill Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Roller Mill Operator jobs: 294

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Roller Mill Operator Job Listings for United States

Rolling Mill Operator
Jun 10
Marengo, IL, USA
Arnold Magnetic Technologies
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Paper Mill - Machine Operator - $19 to $26/hr.
May 23
Inola, OK, USA
Sofidel America
Prepare the roll for removal from the mill removing excess paper from the roll surface as needed. ... additional plants operating in six states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, and ...
Machine Operator/General Warehouse
Jun 7
Charlotte, NC, USA
Kudzu Staffing of Fort Mill
Reel extruded products into rolls. * Specify lengths and weights of rolls. * Replace worn dies. ... Mill is dedicated to provide an exceptional staffing service. At Kudzu, recruiters and account ...
Form Rolling Operator
Jun 6
Union City, CA, USA
Coast Personnel Services
Rolling Operator Department/ METALS Specify minimum job requirements, experience and education ... and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications. · ...
Steel/Metal Roll Forming Machine Operator
Jun 12
Riverside, CA, USA
Amtec Inc.
Steel Stud Roll Form Operator * Adjust and correct machine set-ups, reshape products, and eliminate ... Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to ...
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