Profession sugar refinery operator
Sugar refinery operators tend and control refinery equipment to produce sugars and related products from raw sugar or other raw materials like corn starch.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Enzymatic processing
Enzymatic processes used in food production as well as in other industrial biotechnological processes.
- Chemical aspects of sugar
Chemical aspects and constitution of sugar to alter recipes and provide customers with experiences of pleasure.
- Types of sugars
Variety of sugars and starches from different raw materials. Differences in texture and the level of sweetness that is provided by a measured amount of the refined product.
- Monitor centrifugal separators
Operating and monitoring centrifugal separators.
- 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.
- 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.
- Perform food safety checks
Carry out food safety checks in order to assure compliance with requirements, regulations, and other good food manufacturing practices.
- Monitor sugar uniformity
Monitor that the sugar and centrifuged products are uniform and comply with quality standards.
- 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.
- Comply with food safety and hygiene
Respect optimal food safety and hygiene during preparation, manufacturing, processing, storage, distribution and delivery of food products.
- Perform cleaning duties
Perform cleaning duties such as waste removal, vacuuming, emptying bins, and general cleaning of the working area. Cleaning activities should follow health and safety regulations if required.
- Apply HACCP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
- Measure sugar refinement
Measuring the level of refinement of sugars.
- Disassemble equipment
Disassembles equipment using hand tools in order to clean equipments and to perform regular operational maintenance.
- 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.
- Clean food and beverage machinery
Clean machinery used for food or beverage production processes. Prepare the appropriate solutions for cleaning. Prepare all parts and assure that they are clean enough to avoid deviation or errors in the production process.
- Handle product separation in the sugar industry
Handling the products separated by centrifuge machines such as wash molasses, mother liquor (syrup), and sugar crystals. Packing the products in different containers depending on their characteristics.
- 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.
- Apply GMP
Apply regulations regarding manufacture of food and food safety compliance. Employ food safety procedures based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
- Tend corn starch extraction machines
Operate corn starch extraction machines, following adequate procedure, and gather the extracted elements and glucose from the process.