How do they match: Food Batchmakers

  • Food Batchmakers

  • Food Production Worker
  • Food Processing Operator
  • Food Processor
  • Food Technician
  • Process Operator
  • Processing Operator
  • Processor
  • Cheese Processor

  • Set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.

  • Clean and sterilize vats and factory processing areas.
  • Cool food product batches on slabs or in water-cooled kettles.
  • Examine, feel, and taste product samples during production to evaluate quality, color, texture, flavor, and bouquet, and document the results.
  • Fill processing or cooking containers, such as kettles, rotating cookers, pressure cookers, or vats, with ingredients, by opening valves, by starting pumps or injectors, or by hand.
  • Follow recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, clarity, bouquet, or color.
  • Formulate or modify recipes for specific kinds of food products.
  • Give directions to other workers who are assisting in the batchmaking process.
  • Grade food products according to government regulations or according to type, color, bouquet, and moisture content.
  • Inspect and pack the final product.
  • Manipulate products, by hand or using machines, to separate, spread, knead, spin, cast, cut, pull, or roll products.
  • Modify cooking and forming operations based on the results of sampling processes, adjusting time cycles and ingredients to achieve desired qualities, such as firmness or texture.
  • Place products on carts or conveyors to transfer them to the next stage of processing.
  • Record production and test data for each food product batch, such as the ingredients used, temperature, test results, and time cycle.
  • Set up, operate, and tend equipment that cooks, mixes, blends, or processes ingredients in the manufacturing of food products, according to formulas or recipes.
  • Test food product samples for moisture content, acidity level, specific gravity, or butter-fat content, and continue processing until desired levels are reached.
  • Turn valve controls to start equipment and to adjust operation to maintain product quality.

  • Determine food production methods.
  • Direct operational or production activities.
  • Evaluate quality of food ingredients or prepared foods.
  • Inspect food products.
  • Inspect production equipment.
  • Load materials into production equipment.
  • Measure ingredients or substances to be used in production processes.
  • Monitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions.
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas.
  • Operate cooking, baking, or other food preparation equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Package products for storage or shipment.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Select production input materials.
  • Shape clay or dough to create products.
  • Sterilize food cooking or processing equipment.