Becoming a Dairy Products Maker
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Becoming a Dairy Products Maker

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Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make and package milk, milk powder, yoghurt, butter, cheese and other dairy products.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $56,801
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 4,000

What does a Dairy Products Maker do?

  • 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

Specialisations

  • Butter Maker
  • Cheese Factory Worker
  • Cheese Maker
  • Milk Processing Worker
  • Milk Treater
  • Pasteuriser Operator
  • Yoghurt Maker