FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.
APPLY NOW
Apply Now
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Your search has been saved!

Become A Steamer

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Steamer

  • Getting Information
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Repetitive

  • $68,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Steamer Do

Food and tobacco processing workers operate equipment that mixes, cooks, or processes ingredients used in the manufacturing of food and tobacco products.

Duties

Food and tobacco processing workers typically do the following:

  • Set up, start, or load food or tobacco processing equipment
  • Check, weigh, and mix ingredients according to recipes
  • Set and control temperatures, flow rates, and pressures of machinery
  • Monitor and adjust ingredient mixes during production processes
  • Observe and regulate equipment gauges and controls
  • Report equipment malfunctions to team leaders or maintenance staff
  • Clean workspaces and equipment in accordance with health and safety standards
  • Check final products to ensure quality

Food and tobacco processing workers often have different duties depending on the type of machinery they use or goods they process.

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders operate machines that produce roasted, baked, or dried food or tobacco products. For example, dryers of fruits and vegetables operate machines that produce raisins, prunes, or other dehydrated foods. Tobacco roasters tend machines that cure tobacco for wholesale distribution to cigarette manufacturers and other makers of tobacco products. Others, such as coffee roasters, follow recipes and tend machines to produce standard or specialty coffees.

Food batchmakers typically work in facilities that produce baked goods, pasta, and tortillas. Workers mix ingredients to make dough, load and unload ovens, operate pasta extruders, and perform tasks specific to large-scale commercial baking. Some workers are identified by the type of food they produce. For example, those who prepare cheese are known as cheese makers and those who make candy are known as candy makers.

Food cooking machine operators and tenders operate or tend cooking equipment to prepare food products. For example, workers who preserve and can fruits and vegetables usually operate equipment to cook and preserve their products.

Potato and corn chip manufacturing workers operate baking and frying equipment. Sugar and confectionary manufacturers use equipment that blends, heats, coats, and packages candies, chocolates, or other sweets.

Other workers operate machines that mix spices, mill grains, or extract oil from seeds.

Show More

Show Less

How To Become A Steamer

There are no formal education requirements for some food and tobacco processing workers. However, food batchmakers and food cooking machine operators typically need a high school diploma or equivalent. Food and tobacco processing workers learn their skills through on-the-job training.

Education

Food batchmakers and food cooking machine operators typically need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Because workers often adjust the quantity of ingredients that go into a mix, basic math and reading skills are considered helpful.

Training

Food and tobacco processing workers learn on the job. Training may last from a few weeks to a few months. During training, workers learn health and safety rules related to the type of food or tobacco that they process. Training also involves learning how to operate specific equipment, following safety procedures, and reporting equipment malfunctions.

Experienced workers typically show trainees how to properly use and care for equipment.

Important Qualities

Coordination. Food and tobacco processing workers must be quick and have good hand-eye coordination to keep up with the assembly line.

Detail oriented. Workers must be able to detect small changes in they quality or quantity of food products. They must also closely follow health and safety standards to avoid food contamination and injury.

Physical stamina. Workers stand on their feet for long periods as they tend machines and monitor the production process.

Physical strength. Food and tobacco processing workers should be strong enough to lift or move heavy boxes of ingredients, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.

Show More

Show Less

Do you work as a Steamer?

Send To A Friend

Steamer Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Do you work as a Steamer?

Steamer Demographics

Gender

Male

55.8%

Female

23.0%

Unknown

21.2%
Ethnicity

White

63.5%

Black or African American

14.7%

Hispanic or Latino

13.6%

Asian

5.2%

Unknown

3.0%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

57.1%

Russian

14.3%

Portuguese

14.3%

French

14.3%
Show More

Steamer Education

Schools

Austin Peay State University

6.1%

Central State University

6.1%

Bethune - Cookman University

6.1%

Georgia Southern University

6.1%

Delaware Technical and Community College

6.1%

Waukesha County Technical College

6.1%

Atlanta Technical College

6.1%

Abilene Christian University

6.1%

Salisbury University

6.1%

Ferris State University

6.1%

Valencia College

6.1%

Anne Arundel Community College

6.1%

The Academy

6.1%

Chaffey College

3.0%

ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte North

3.0%

ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis

3.0%

Career Advancement Studies in Healthcare Institute

3.0%

Guthrie Job Corps Center

3.0%

Daytona State College

3.0%

San Joaquin Valley College

3.0%
Show More
Majors

Business

16.7%

Criminal Justice

11.9%

General Studies

8.7%

Culinary Arts

6.3%

Automotive Technology

6.3%

Precision Metal Working

5.6%

Kinesiology

4.0%

Accounting

4.0%

Liberal Arts

4.0%

Cosmetology

3.2%

Electrical Engineering

3.2%

History

3.2%

Graphic Design

3.2%

Engineering

3.2%

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

3.2%

Education

3.2%

English

3.2%

Medical Technician

2.4%

Nursing Assistants

2.4%

Health Sciences And Services

2.4%
Show More
Degrees

Other

50.3%

Associate

19.5%

Bachelors

17.9%

Certificate

5.6%

Diploma

4.6%

Masters

1.5%

License

0.5%
Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Steamer?

Have you worked as a Steamer? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Steamer.

Top Skills for A Steamer

  1. Customer Service
  2. Meal Prep
  3. Food Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Steam tortillas and make tacos.
  • Operate drive-thru windows and take inventory.
  • Steamer 1 Ensures the sandwiches are prepared according to Firehouse regulations.
  • Use cash registers, ovens, microwaves, and other various pieces of kitchen equipment.

How Would You Rate Working As a Steamer?

Are you working as a Steamer? Help us rate Steamer as a Career.

Top Steamer Employers

Jobs From Top Steamer Employers

Related to your recently viewed content