Profession sauce production operator

Sauce production operators process, produce and manufacture sauces made from fruits, vegetables, oils and vinegars. They operate machinery and equipment for activities such as mixing, pasteurising and packaging sauces.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Food safety principles

    Scientific background of food safety which includes preparation, handling, and storage of food to minimise the risk of foodborne illness and other health hazards.


  • Follow hygienic procedures during food processing

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

  • Apply GMP

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Apply HACCP

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

Optional knowledge and skills

tend blanching machines blend food ingredients operate equipment for food homogenisation types of condiments blanching machine process administer ingredients in food production process fruits and vegetables food preservation clean food and beverage machinery tend canning machine apply different dehydration processes of fruits and vegetables manage fruit juice extraction processes use fruit and vegetables processing machinery operate sieves for spices execute chilling processes to food products food storage care for food aesthetic operate weighing machine processes of foods and beverages manufacturing tend spice mixing machine condiment manufacturing processes maintain cutting equipment prepare fruits and vegetables for pre-processing dispose food waste check quality of products on the production line neutralise sugar liquors operate a heat treatment process tend packaging machines apply different roasting methods collect samples for analysis tend mixing oil machine check bottles for packaging

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