Profession oilseed presser
Oilseed pressers operate hydraulic presses that extracts oil from oilseed.
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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.
- Mechanical tools
Understand machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- 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.
- Follow hygienic procedures during food processing
Ensure a clean working space according to hygienic standards in the food processing industry.
- Manage moisture of seeds
Managing moisture levels of oil seeds and adjust process accordingly.
- 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.
- Maintain hydraulic press
Tend hydraulic press to extract oil from seeds.
- 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.
- Perform preliminary operations for oil extraction
Perform preliminary operations to raw materials such as cracking, shelling and dehulling before the oil extraction.
- 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.
- Regulate steam pressure
Regulate steam pressure and temperatures according to specifications.
- 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).
- Tend press operation
Operate press that separates juice from pomace. Start up the conveyor that transports pomace to the disintegrating machine.
- Apply GMP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
- 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.
- Exert quality control to processing food
Ensure the quality of all factors involved in a food production process.
- Follow verbal instructions
Have the ability to follow spoken instructions received from colleagues. Strive to understand and clarify what is being requested.
- Crush seeds
Crush seeds by passing the seeds or kernels between steel rollers.
- Tend mixing oil machine
Use machines to weigh and mix vegetable oils for products, such as salad oils, shortening and margarine, according to formula.
- Refine edible oils
Refine edible oils to make them suitable for human consumption. Remove impurities and toxic substances performing processes such as bleaching, deodorisation and cooling.
- 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.