Profession flour purifier operator

Flour purifier operators tend machines to blend and sift flour. They tend screw conveyors to transport flour for blending and purification processes. They operate separators to sieve blended flour and to remove lumps before it is ready for packaging.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Food safety principles

    Scientific background of food safety which includes preparation, handling, and storage of food to minimise the risk of foodborne illness and other health hazards.

Skills

  • Apply GMP

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

  • Follow written instructions

    Follow written directions in order to perform a task or carry out a step-by-step procedure.

  • 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.

  • Operate middlings purifier

    Operate a middling purifier to remove the husks from the kernels of wheat. This machine is used in the production of flour.

  • Operate separators for flour

    Operate a flour separator, a device used to purify flour. Monitor the flour passing over a series of metal screens that remove large objects such as sticks and rocks.

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • 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.

  • Collect samples for analysis

    Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory analysis.

  • Be at ease in unsafe environments

    Be at ease in unsafe environments like being exposed to dust, rotating equipment, hot surfaces, sub-freezing and cold storage areas, noise, wet floors and moving lift equipment.

  • Ensure sanitation

    Keep workspaces and equipment free from dirt, infection, and disease by removing waste, trash and providing for appropriate cleaning.

  • Follow production schedule

    Follow production schedule taking into account all requirements, times and needs. This schedule outlines what individual commodities must be produced in each time period and encapsulates various concerns like production, staffing, inventory, etc. It is usually linked to manufacturing where the plan indicates when and how much of each product will be demanded. Utilise all the information in the actual implementation of the plan.

  • 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.

  • Secure goods according to work orders

    Fasten bands around stacks or articles, prior to shipment or storage.

  • 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.

  • Follow hygienic procedures during food processing

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

Optional knowledge and skills

have computer literacy starchy plant foods liaise with colleagues check quality of products on the production line ensure compliance with environmental legislation in food production liaise with managers demonstrate quality orientation label samples monitor packaging operations set up equipment for food production work in a food processing team tend packaging machines dispose food waste keep machines oiled for steady functioning