Profession cacao beans cleaner

Cacao beans cleaners operate machines for the removal of foreign materials such as stones, string and dirt from cacao beans. They operate silos as to move beans from there to hoppers. They direct the cleaned beans to specified silos. They operate air-cleaning system in order to remove further foreign materials.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Effects of pesticides in food raw materials

    Different types of pesticides used for food raw materials to control proper use of those substances preserving main characteristics of products.

Skills

  • Screen cocoa beans

    Screen cocoa beans to select the appropriate beans for roasting and grinding. See to it that the selected beans conform to quality standards. Clean cocoa beans with minor defects.

  • Tend cocoa cleaning machines

    Operate a machine that removes from cocoa beans such foreign materials as stones and dirt.

  • Check processing parameters

    Check processing parameters to keep under control the technological processes.

  • Apply HACCP

    Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

  • Work in conveyor belts in food manufacturing

    Work in rotating conveyor belt systems in food manufacturing.

  • Apply GMP

    Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Manage delivery of raw materials

    Manage reception of raw materials. Receive raw materials from the suppliers. Check for quality and accuracy and move into the warehouse. Make sure that raw materials are adequately stored until they are required by the production department.

  • Apply requirements concerning manufacturing of food and beverages

    Apply and follow national, international, and internal requirements quoted in standards, regulations and other specifications related with manufacturing of food and beverages.

  • Tend air-cleaning system

    Operate machine that carries beans and grains through air-cleaning system to remove foreign matter.

  • Perform detailed food processing operations

    Perform precise food processing operations with great attention and detail to all steps in the creation of a qualitative product.

  • Follow quality standards

    Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.

  • Exert quality control to processing food

    Ensure the quality of all factors involved in a food production process.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Carry out checks of production plant equipment

    Carry out checks of the machinery and equipment used in the production plant. Ensure that the machinery is working properly, set machines before usage, and assure continuous operability of the equipment.

Optional knowledge and skills

liaise with colleagues assess quality characteristics of food products follow verbal instructions assess cocoa bean quality work independently in service of a food production process perform services in a flexible manner lift heavy weights follow evaluation procedures of materials at reception liaise with managers analyse characteristics of food products at reception ensure compliance with environmental legislation in food production follow written instructions act reliably