Profession germination operator
Germination operators tend steeping and germination vessels where barley is germinated to produce malt.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Malting process
The malting process consists of soaking cereal grains, usually barley, and then halting further germination by kilning.
- Airtight storage
Airtight storage techniques to prevent the entrance or escape of air or gas and to discourage moisture and vermin intrusion.
- Temperature scales
Celsius and Fahrenheit temperature scales.
- Tend fans for machines
Start fans that force conditioned air into drums or compartments.
- 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.
- Comply with food safety and hygiene
Respect optimal food safety and hygiene during preparation, manufacturing, processing, storage, distribution and delivery of food products.
- 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.
- Monitor temperature in manufacturing process of food and beverages
Monitor and control required temperatures in the different phases of production until the product reaches suitable properties according to specifications.
- Adhere to organisational guidelines
Adhere to organisational or department specific standards and guidelines. Understand the motives of the organisation and the common agreements and act accordingly.
- Clean food and beverage machinery
Clean machinery used for food or beverage production processes. Prepare the appropriate solutions for cleaning. Prepare all parts and assure that they are clean enough to avoid deviation or errors in the production process.
- Assess cereal quality for brewing
Assessing barley variety, germination potential, moisture content, nitrogen content, and screening for grain size.
- 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 agitation machine
Tend agitation machine ensuring that there is a uniform agitation of the batch.
- Apply HACCP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
- Record malting cycle data
Record data concerning the malting cycle and its variables such as air, water temperature, and humidity content.
- Malt grains
Germinate the grain to produce and prepare malt for drying.
- 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.
- Exert quality control to processing food
Ensure the quality of all factors involved in a food production process.
- 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.
- Collect samples for analysis
Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory analysis.
- Adjust temperature gauges
Operate temperature gauges to maintain food and drink items at appropriate temperatures.