Weigh Tank Operator

Tend equipment to weigh ingredients used in making margarine or shortening.

What does a Weigh Tank Operator do?

Tends equipment to weigh oils and other ingredients used in making margarine or shortening, following standard formulas: Starts pump, and turns valve to admit ingredients into scale tank until specified weight has been reached. Positions weights on scale bar to weigh additives or smaller batches of ingredients. Records weights of ingredients. Turns valves to empty weighed ingredients from scale tanks into mixing vat for blending. May turn valve to admit air into scale tanks to agitate and mix ingredients.