Meat Marinator


Minimum No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Briner is expected to perform include:

Immersing fresh fish fillets in a brine solution to condition them for wrapping or freezing

Placing fish fillets in a wire basket

Submerging the fish fillet filled wire basket in a salt and water solution for the specified time

Removing the submerged basket from the brine tank

Dumping the fillets on the conveyor belt

Knowledge of coagulation of proteins during marinating

Familiar with the time required to soak the meat

Knowledge of osmosis needed to hydrate the cells

Knowledge of the salt to water ratio needed to prepare brine

Manual dexterity

Not applicable


Good time management skills


Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Food Industry in India

According to IBEF, the Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution in the world food trade every year. Accounting for about 32 per cent of the country?s total food market, the food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. The Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020. The Indian gourmet food market is currently valued at US$ 1.3 billion and is growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent. It is expected to cross US$ 2.8 billion by 2015.

The food industry in India is set to grow manifold in the coming years because of the demand for quality by consumers. All this makes Briner a viable career option and gives this job role a promising future.


Food processing/preserving units


Cities and towns across India