Candy Cutter, Machine

Caramel Cutter, Machine


Toffee, Lozenges, Machineman

Minimum ITI

Minimum 2 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Cutting Machine Operator (Confectionery) is expected to perform include:

Operating machine for cutting candy into pieces or strips of desired shape and size

Cutting slab of candy into sections, using knife

Selecting cutting dies, mounted on shaft, according to specified width of cut and installing cutting discs in machine

Starting machine and feeding candy to machine through sizing rollers for automatic formation, slicing, etc.

Weighing random samples to ensure conformity of product with size and weight specifications

Dusting candy with flour or starch to prevent sticking

Cleaning machine and keeping place tidy

Skilled in various cutting techniques involved in candy making

Knowledge of cutting dies, moulds, etc. to give desired shape to candies

Knowledge of health and hygiene standards to be followed in food industry

Basic knowledge of repairing required for a machine

Knowledge of different types of candies and their specifications

Not applicable



Attention to detail

Hard working


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Food Industry in India

According to Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), The Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution in world food trade every year. In India, the food sector has emerged as a high-profit sector. The role of the Indian government has been instrumental in the growth and development of the industry. The Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020.

The confectionery market of India is divided into three segments: chocolate, sugar confectionery and gum market, which is further divided into sub-segments. It has been observed that various domestic and multinational companies are gearing up for gaining profit from the growing confectionery industry of India. Emerging trend of gifting confectionery products and untapped rural market are among the key factors that are expected to fuel growth in Indian confectionery market in the near future. These factors will lead Cutting Machine Operator (Confectionery) jobs to success and will witness a tremendous growth in future.


Candy and chocolate making companies

Food processing companies

Cities and towns across India