Career Starter - Tulare County
Food BatchmakersSet up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.
Annual Median Wage:
$29,598.40 ($14.23 per hour)
High school diploma or equivalent
Monitoring Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Operation and Control Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Critical Thinking Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Operation Monitoring Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Reading Comprehension Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Production and Processing Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Food Production Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Mechanical Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Mathematics Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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.
Mix or blend ingredients, according to recipes, using a paddle or an agitator, or by controlling vats that heat and mix ingredients.
Clean and sterilize vats and factory processing areas.
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