Food and Drink Factory Workers perform routine tasks in manufacturing food and beverages.
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Food and Drink Factory Workers
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
- weighing, measuring, mixing, dissolving and boiling ingredients
- adding materials, such as spices and preservatives, to food and beverages
- operating heating, chilling, freezing, pasteurising, carbonating, sulphuring and desulphuring plant
- monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
- operating machines to peel, core, slice, dice, pit and juice fruit and vegetables
- cleaning equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors, and maintaining infestation control programs
- regulating speed of conveyors and crusher rollers, and adjusting tension of rollers to ensure total extraction of juice from sugar cane
- moving products from production lines into storage and shipping areas
- packaging and bottling products.
- Baking Factory Worker
- Brewery Worker
- Confectionery Maker
- Dairy Products Maker
- Fruit and Vegetable Factory Worker
- Grain Mill Worker
- Sugar Mill Worker
- Winery Cellar Hand
- Food and Drink Factory Workers
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate II in Food Processing *
Other Careers In This Industry
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- Tom Price, Western Australia
- Wed 11 Dec , 2019
- Maroochydore, Queensland
- Tue 10 Dec , 2019
- Randwick, New South Wales
Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/