Profession extract mixer tester

Extract mixer testers sift spices using mechanical sifters. They operate mixing machines to blend spices and weigh them until a specified consistency is reached. They compare colours of mixtures with the standard colour chart to ensure that colours of the mixture meet the specifications.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Condiment manufacturing processes

    The manufacturing processes and technologies for producing condiments, spices, and seasonings. The techniques to produce products such as mayonnaise, vinegars, and cooking herbs.

  • Types of condiments

    The wide range of spices or condiments from aromatic or pungent vegetable substances that are used to flavour food such as cloves, pepper, and cumin.

Skills

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • Tend spice mixing machine

    Weigh out each variety of spice and transfer them to the mixing machine to be blended.

  • 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.

  • Care for food aesthetic

    Convey presentation and aesthetic elements into the production of food. Cut products properly, manage right quantities into the product, care for the attractiveness of the product.

  • Apply GMP

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

  • Blend food ingredients

    Blend, mix or cultivate ingredients to make reagents or to manufacture food or beverage products and to carry the analysis that goes along with it.

  • Administer ingredients in food production

    Ngredients to be added and the required amounts according to the recipe and the way those ingredients are to be administered.

  • Operate sieves for spices

    Operate sieves or sifters in order to separate undesired elements from the spices, or to separate ground spices based on size.

  • 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.

  • Operate weighing machine

    Work with a weighing machine to measure raw, half-finished and finished products.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

liaise with colleagues label samples measure density of liquids work in a food processing team act reliably follow verbal instructions analyse characteristics of food products at reception liaise with managers work independently in service of a food production process follow written instructions