Candle Extrusion Machine Operator

Set up and operate machines to extrude sheets of candle wax or candles.

What does a Candle Extrusion Machine Operator do?

Sets up and operates machine to extrude sheets of candle wax or candles: Reviews instructions to determine type product to be produced. Installs specified die plates in machine, using handtools. Threads wick material through machine guides. Turns valve and dials to transfer wax to machine and to regulate speed, pressure, and temperature of machine. Starts machine that feeds wax and wick through dies to produce candles of specified dimensions or forces wax through dies to produce sheet of candle wax. Adjusts pressure controls to obtain specified dimensions.