7513-Dairy products makers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Dairy products makers
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Job Description: 
Dairy products makers process butter and various types of cheese, cream or other dairy products.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) boiling or pasteurizing milk to achieve specified butter fat content (b) separating cream from milk and churning cream into butter
  • (c) dumping measured amounts of starter and other ingredients into milk
  • (d) curdling milk, heating curd until it reaches desired firmness, draining curd and placing cheese into moulds to press it into shape
  • (e) salting cheese and piercing or smearing cheese with cultured wash to develop mould growth
  • (f) placing and turning cheese blocks on shelves to cure cheese
  • (g) monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
  • (h) recording amounts of ingredients used, test results, and time cycles

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Butter maker
- Cheese maker


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Dairy products machine operator - 8160
- Milk processing machine operator - 8160

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