Profession malt house supervisor
Malt house supervisors oversee the malting processes in its integrity. They supervise the processes of steeping, germination, and kilning. They monitor each one of the processing parameters aiming to meet customer specifications. They provide assistance and leadership to malt house production employees and ensure that they operate in a safe and professional manner.
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- Enterprising / Realistic
- Colours of roasted malt
Range of brewing materials capable of imparting flavour characteristics as well as controlling the colour of beer.
- Malting process
The malting process consists of soaking cereal grains, usually barley, and then halting further germination by kilning.
- Quality assurance methodologies
Quality assurance principles, standard requirements, and the set of processes and activities used for measuring, controlling and ensuring the quality of products and processes.
- 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.
- Ensure safety in the production area
Take ultimate responsibility for the safety, quality and efficiency of the production area.
- Apply GMP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
- Control gas-fired furnace for malt roasting
Light and control gas-fired furnace that heats malt drying kilns.
- Operate malt intake systems
Operate malt intake systems where the malt is conveyed or blown into a malt silo or hopper. The grain is then discharged from the hopper into a conveyor. From the conveyor, grain is transferred into a vertical elevator to feed the precision mill.
- Roast malt
Roast malt following the adequate procedures, paying attention to the time of roasting to obtain specified colour or hardness. Follow specifications of drying and roasting.
- Encourage teams for continuous improvement
Empower teams to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and then drive the process to improve the results.
- Supervise crew
Supervise and observe the behaviour of employees.
- Manage staff
Manage employees and subordinates, working in a team or individually, to maximise their performance and contribution. Schedule their work and activities, give instructions, motivate and direct the workers to meet the company objectives. Monitor and measure how an employee undertakes their responsibilities and how well these activities are executed. Identify areas for improvement and make suggestions to achieve this. Lead a group of people to help them achieve goals and maintain an effective working relationship among staff.
- Manage flammable substances
Managing flammable substances to roasting operations and ensuring that safety measures are in place.
- Give instructions to staff
Give instructions to subordinates by employing various communication techniques. Adjust communication style to the target audience in order to convey instructions as intended.
- Malt grains
Germinate the grain to produce and prepare malt for drying.
- 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.
- Assess cereal quality for brewing
Assessing barley variety, germination potential, moisture content, nitrogen content, and screening for grain size.
- Mitigate waste of resources
Evaluate and identify opportunities to use resources more efficiently with continuously striving to reduce waste of utilities.
- 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.