Also called: Blender, Machine Operator, Mixer, Process Operator
What they do:Set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.
On the job, you would:
- Record production and test data for each food product batch, such as the ingredients used, temperature, test results, and time cycle.
- Follow recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, clarity, bouquet, or color.
- Set up, operate, and tend equipment that cooks, mixes, blends, or processes ingredients in the manufacturing of food products, according to formulas or recipes.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Data base user interface and query software
Inventory management software
See more details at O*NET OnLine about food batchmakers.