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Food and Drink Factory Workers (other)

Food and Drink Factory Workers (other)

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Also known as Egg Factory Worker, Ice-cream Maker, Margarine Maker.

This occupation group covers Food and Drink Factory Workers not elsewhere classified.


Tasks Include:


  • weighing, measuring, mixing, dissolving and boiling ingredients
  • adding materials, such as spices and preservatives, to food and beverages
  • operating heating, chilling, freezing, pasteurising, carbonating, sulphuring and desulphuring plant
  • monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
  • operating machines to peel, core, slice, dice, pit and juice fruit and vegetables
  • cleaning equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors, and maintaining infestation control programs
  • regulating speed of conveyors and crusher rollers, and adjusting tension of rollers to ensure total extraction of juice from sugar cane
  • moving products from production lines into storage and shipping areas
Job prospects for Food and Drink Factory Workers in Victoria

Occupations in the Food and Drink Factory Workers group include Baking Factory Worker, Brewery Worker, Confectionery Maker, Dairy Products Maker, Food and Drink Factory Workers (other), Fruit and Vegetable Factory Worker, Grain Mill Worker, Sugar Mill Worker and Winery Cellar Hand.

Employment prospects
There are currently 10,700 Food and Drink Factory Workers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$1,312.00

Hourly earnings
$33.50

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website.

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