Profession yeast distiller

Yeast distillers extract alcohol from yeast to use it in the manufacture of distilled liquors. They weigh yeast quantities and gauge temperature to determine adequate conditions for distillation.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Temperature scales

    Celsius and Fahrenheit temperature scales.

  • Appropriate raw materials for specific spirits

    Raw materials, such as grains, potatoes, sugars or fruit which can be fermented to produce a specific type of alcoholic spirits.

Skills

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Take measures against flammability

    Take measures against fire. Liquor that contains 40% ABV will catch fire if heated to about 26 °C and if an ignition source is applied to it. The flash point of pure alcohol is 16.6 °C.

  • 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).

  • Collect samples for analysis

    Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory analysis.

  • Lift heavy weights

    Lift heavy weights and apply ergonomic lifting techniques to avoid damaging the body.

  • 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.

  • Blend beverages

    Master blending beverages as to create new beverage products that are attractive to the market, interesting to companies, and innovative in the market.

  • Prepare containers for beverage distillation

    Prepare containers or drums for beverage distillation. Prepare equipment for the process of purification and removal of diluting components like water, for the purpose of increasing its proportion of alcohol content.

  • Apply HACCP

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

  • Monitor temperature in manufacturing process of food and beverages

    Monitor and control required temperatures in the different phases of production until the product reaches suitable properties according to specifications.

Optional knowledge and skills

processes of foods and beverages manufacturing control of expenses adapt efficient food processing practices liaise with managers liaise with colleagues work in a food processing team act reliably measure the strength of distillation