Food and related products machine operators

Role Responsibilities

  • Operating and monitoring machinery used to restrain, stun and slaughter animals and to trim carcasses into standard meat and fish cuts
  • Setting, operating and attending machinery and ovens to mix, bake and otherwise prepare bread and flour confectionery products
  • Operating machinery to crush, mix, malt, cook and ferment grains and fruits to produce beer, wines, malt liquors, vinegar, yeast and related products
  • Attending equipment to make jam, toffee, cheese, processed cheese, margarine, syrup, ice, pasta, ice-cream, sausages, chocolate, maize starch, edible fats and dextrin
  • Operating equipment to cool, heat, dry, roast, blanch, pasteurize, smoke, sterilize, freeze, evaporate and concentrate foodstuffs and liquids used in food processing
  • Mixing, pulping, grinding, blending and separating foodstuffs and liquids with churning, pressing, sieving, grinding and filtering equipment
  • Processing tobacco leaves by machine to make cigarettes, cigars, pipe and other tobacco products

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