Corn Press Operator

Tend machines that shape and cook dough to make tortillas and corn chips.

What does a Corn Press Operator do?

Tends machine that shapes and cooks dough to make tortillas and corn chips: Kneads masa into loaves as masa emerges from corn-grinding machine and places masa into hopper of shaping machine. Starts machine to flatten dough between rollers, cut it into shape, and convey shaped dough through baking oven to make tortillas, or frying tank to make corn chips. Inspects cooked tortillas or corn chips for color, size, and texture and regulates cooking temperature and conveying speed as required. May be designated according to product made as Corn-Chip Maker; Tortilla Maker.