Job description Fermentation Process Operator - Food And Beverage Processing near Longueuil (QC)

Find out what work is like for a fermentation process operator - food and beverage processing in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing (NOC 9461).

Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing

Description

Process control and machine operators in food and beverage processing operate multi-function process control machinery and single-function machines to process and package food and beverage products. They are employed in fruit and vegetable processing plants, dairies, flour mills, bakeries, sugar refineries, meat plants, breweries, and other food and beverage processing establishments.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Process control operators
  • Operate multi-function process control machinery through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems to grind, extract, mix, blend, cook or otherwise process food products and to bag, box or otherwise package food products
  • Operate multi-function process control machinery to grind, extract, mix, blend, distill, ferment or otherwise process alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages and to bottle, can or otherwise package beverages
  • Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variables such as cooking times, ingredient inputs, flow rates and temperature settings
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data.
  • Machine operators
  • Set up and adjust food or beverage processing and packaging machines
  • Operate single-function machines to grind, extract, mix, blend, dry, freeze, cook or otherwise process food or beverage products
  • Operate single-function machines to box, can or otherwise package food or beverage products
  • Check products to ensure conformance to company standards and clear machine blockages as required
  • Record production information such as quantity, weight, size, date and type of products packaged
  • Perform corrective machine adjustments, clean machines and immediate work areas.

Job titles

  • control room operator - food and beverage processing
  • pasteurizer operator - food and beverage processing
  • mixer operator, dry foods
  • chocolate refiner
  • fermenter operator
  • bakery machine operator - food and beverage processing
  • canning machine operator
  • dryer tender - tobacco processing
  • brewhouse operator
  • winery-press operator
  • grain-processing machine operator
  • corn sugar refinery operator
  • citrus juice extractor
  • fruit preserver - food and beverage processing
  • tobacco blender
  • fryer operator - food and beverage processing
  • meat grinder - food and beverage processing
  • cigarette machine tender

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