Profession coffee grinder

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

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • 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. 

  • Milling machines

    Milling and mills and their operation in theory and practice.

Skills

  • 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 GMP

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

  • Check processing parameters

    Check processing parameters to keep under control the technological processes.

  • Tolerate strong smells

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

  • Collect samples for analysis

    Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory analysis.

  • Follow hygienic procedures during food processing

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

  • Examine production samples

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

  • Work in conveyor belts in food manufacturing

    Work in rotating conveyor belt systems in food manufacturing.

  • Lift heavy weights

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

  • Ensure health, safety and security measures

    Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.

  • 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.

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • Match coffee grind to coffee type

    Using different coffee grinding procedures and preparation methods.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

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