Profession coffee grinder

Coffee grinders operate grinding machines to grind coffee beans to specified fineness.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Milling machines

    Milling and mills and their operation in theory and practice.

  • Coffee grinding levels

    The known levels are coarse grind, medium grind, medium/fine grind, fine grind, super fine grind, and turkish grind. Indication of machinery to achieve product specification. 

Skills

  • Collect samples for analysis

    Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory analysis.

  • Work in conveyor belts in food manufacturing

    Work in rotating conveyor belt systems in food manufacturing.

  • Match coffee grind to coffee type

    Using different coffee grinding procedures and preparation methods.

  • Examine production samples

    Examine production samples visually or manually to verify properties such as clarity, cleanliness, consistency, humidity and texture.

  • Tend grinding mill machine

    Operate a grinding mill that grinds grains such as cereals, cocoa beans or coffee beans to obtain powders or pastes with different consistencies and grain sizes.

  • Check processing parameters

    Check processing parameters to keep under control the technological processes.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lift heavy weights

    Lift heavy weights and apply ergonomic lifting techniques to avoid damaging the body.

  • Operate grain cleaning machine

    Start automatic cleaning machine that blows as well as sifts foreign particles, like dirt, twigs, and also stones from whole grain conveys clean grain to storage tank for further processing.

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • Tolerate strong smells

    Tolerate strong smells expelled by the goods being processed during the production of goods.

  • Follow hygienic procedures during food processing

    Ensure a clean working space according to hygienic standards in the food processing industry.

  • Apply GMP

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

Optional knowledge and skills

ensure compliance with environmental legislation in food production develop standard operating procedures in the food chain liaise with managers liaise with colleagues types of coffee beans maintain updated professional knowledge assess quality characteristics of food products dispose food waste work independently in service of a food production process act reliably label samples