Fruit Press Operator

Tend power presses that extract juices from fruits.

What does a Fruit Press Operator do?

Tends power press that extracts juice from fruit: Positions empty filter bags between sections of press, or places frame equipped with filter cloth on press cart. Pulls lever or turns valve to release fruit from hopper or pipeline into bag openings or onto filter cloth. Seals tops of filled bags, using metal clamps; or spreads fruit evenly over filter cloth, folds corners of cloth to cover fruit, removes forming frame, and pushes cart loaded with fruit into press. Starts press. Removes filter bags or pulls cart from press and dumps fruit pulp residue into container. May start pump to transfer juice to storage tanks. May perform duties as member of crew.