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Meat Press Operator

Tend machines that press such meats as bacon slabs, beef cuts, and hams.

What does a Meat Press Operator do?

Tends machine that presses such meats as bacon slabs, beef cuts, hams, and hog butts, into shape to facilitate slicing or packing: Positions meat on table of pressing machine and depresses pedal or pulls lever to lower ram onto meat that compresses meat into shape. Removes meat from machine and places in container, or on conveyor for transfer to slicing machine. May tend slicing machine [SLICING-MACHINE OPERATOR]. May be designated according to cut of meat pressed as Butt Presser; Ham Molder.