Wafer Machine Operator

Tend machines that deposit and bake batter in molds to form wafers.

What does a Wafer Machine Operator do?

Tends machines that automatically deposit and bake batter in molds to form wafers: Lights gas burners to heat baking molds. Fills hopper of machine with batter. Starts machine and turns setscrew to regulate amount of batter deposited in mold. Turns thermostat to adjust temperature of baking molds. Observes color of baked wafers being ejected onto conveyor to detect defects. May be designated according to type of wafer made as Sugar-Wafer-Machine Operator. May tend machine that also rolls batter into shape of cones prior to baking and be designated Cone Baker, Machine.