Noodle Maker

The tasks a Noodle Press Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating machine to blend ingredients, knead, extrude, and cut dough used to make noodles

Installing specified die in press, using hand tools

Adjusting press rollers to regulate thickness of dough, using micrometre and hand tools

Dumping pre-measured quantity of eggs into tub

Setting metre and turning spigot to admit prescribed amount of water

Starting beater to mix eggs and water for specified time

Starting pumps to transfer mixture to mixing unit of press

Opening hopper to admit flour into mixing unit and starting press to process mixture

Controlling screw to set speed of knives to cut product to specified length

Patrolling drying chambers

Observing readings of temperature and humidity

Reporting chart variations to manager

Recording type of product, date and time of entry and discharge of product from drying chambers

Knowledge of safety and hygiene regulations

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control

Skilled in controlling/handling speed of knives

Skilled in mixing the required quantity of ingredients

Knowledge of policies, procedures and strategies to promote quality product

Skilled in monitoring gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly

Not applicable






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 maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Food Industry in India

According to 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% of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104%, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020.

Instant noodles have become one of the world's most popular food items owing to their versatility and convenience. This product is one of the first ready-to-eat foods launched widely in the global food industry and now it has successfully become an important part of modern food consumption. Food processing industry in India has a very potent market for consumer food. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, a career as a Noodle Press Operator has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Food processing companies

Food manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India