Profession pasta maker

Pasta makers prepare fresh pasta, fillings, and other types of pasta following specific recipes and processes.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Monitor flour unloading equipment

    Monitor flour unloading equipment and flour processing systems. Ensure ingredients are delivered on time.

  • Prepare pasta

    Prepare pasta with the adequate ingredients and the adequate equipment as to conform with the recipe, taste, shape, and aspect according to regulations and customers preferences.

  • Operate mixing of food products

    Perform all kinds of mixing operations of raw materials, half-finished products and foodstuffs.

  • Ensure correct use of bakery equipment

    Use the utensils, machinery and equipment for the production of bakery and farinaceous products such as kneading machines, proofing equipment, vessels, knives, baking ovens, slicers, wrappers, mixers, and glazers. Keep all tools in good condition.

  • Administer ingredients in food production

    Ngredients to be added and the required amounts according to the recipe and the way those ingredients are to be administered.

  • 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.

  • Monitor machine operations

    Observing machine operations and evaluating product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.

  • Operate kneading of food products

    Perform all kinds of kneading operations of raw materials, half-finished products and foodstuffs.

  • Apply GMP

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

  • Monitor operations of cleaning machines

    Monitor the operation of cleaning equipment; stop machines or immediately notify supervisors should incidents or malfunctions occur.

  • Measure precise food processing operations

    Carry out accurately measured assignments with suitable tools and equipment in the process of producing food and beverages.

  • Monitor temperature in farinaceous processes

    Monitor and control the temperature in the different phases of farinaceous processes such as fermentation, proofing, and baking. Adhere to specifications or recipes.

  • 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.

  • Work according to recipe

    Perform tasks in food preparation according to recipe or specification in order to preserve the quality of ingredients and to ensure replication accuracy of the recipe. Select the appropriate materials to follow the recipe, taking into account the current situation.

  • Follow hygienic procedures during food processing

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

  • Operate weighing machine

    Work with a weighing machine to measure raw, half-finished and finished products.

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • 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.

  • Store raw food materials

    Keep in reserve raw materials and other food supplies, following stock control procedures.

  • Ensure sanitation

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

  • Set up machine controls

    Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.

Optional knowledge and skills

food safety principles milling machines keep inventory of goods in production create new recipes improvise to occuring food processing situations food dehydration processes liaise with managers apply extruding techniques perform services in a flexible manner processes of foods and beverages manufacturing examine production samples check processing parameters act reliably follow written instructions perform chemical experiments liaise with colleagues maintain cutting equipment crafting food allergies manage delivery of raw materials lift heavy weights dispose food waste execute chilling processes to food products label samples exert quality control to processing food

Common job titles

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  • Production supervisor
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