Profession oil mill operator
Oil mill operators tend mills to extract oil from oilseed following an artisanal techniques.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Oil seed process
Oil seed process from cleaning the oil bearing seed, decorticating the seed, crushing, conditioning and heating, to filtering and neutralising.
- Components of oil seeds
Chemical constituents of oil seeds, hull content, oil content and the effect of planting and harvesting at the right time for oil extraction.
- Origin of dietary fats and oils
The difference between dietary fats and oils derived from animals and vegetables.
- Tend equipment for oil extraction
Tend equipment that strains stearin from vegetable oils, such as soybean oil, corn oil, and cottonseed oil to produce salad oil. Chill the oil in a chilling tank for the specified time to solidify stearin. Use air pressure to force oil through filters and trap suspended stearin.
- Apply HACCP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
- 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.
- Crush seeds
Crush seeds by passing the seeds or kernels between steel rollers.
- 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.
- Disassemble equipment
Disassembles equipment using hand tools in order to clean equipments and to perform regular operational maintenance.
- 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 mixing oil machine
Use machines to weigh and mix vegetable oils for products, such as salad oils, shortening and margarine, according to formula.
- Filter edible oils
Filter oil as one of the processes of oil extraction. Pump oil, using equipment such as sifters or cloths, and adhere to health and safety regulations.
- Clean waste materials from machines
Clean waste materials from machine using the adequate equipment or appliances as to ensure smooth operations, avoid accidents, and maintain clean working place.
- Manage moisture of seeds
Managing moisture levels of oil seeds and adjust process accordingly.
- 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.
- Pump products
Operate pumping machines according to specific procedures and depending on the kind of product. Ensure correct quantities and adequate feeding for the process.
- Monitor oil blending process
Monitor the blending process of oil. Make adjustments to blending process according to results of tests.
- Apply GMP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).