Preservative Filler Worker
Filling Machine Operator
Minimum ITI training
Minimum experience of 5 to 10 years in related field
The tasks a Preservative Filler, Machine (Can & Preservation) is expected to perform include:
Tending machine that automatically dispenses brine, oil, salt or syrup into containers of food products prior to lidding or capping
Starting machine and turning valves to allow flow of solution
Feeding or guiding containers onto conveyor that carries containers under dispensing nozzles
Adjusting flow of solution or material to optimum volume
Removing broken jars from conveyor
Depositing broken jars in waste receptacles
Filling machine reservoirs with dry salt, oil, brine or sugar solution as required
Skilled in handling the filling machine manually
Knowledge of canning or preserving
Knowledge of food safety and handling procedures
Skilled in using the manuals of the packaging machine
Proficient in troubleshooting
Will be updated
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
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)
For candidate with experience of 5 to 10 years - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Food Industry in India
The Indian Brand Equity Foundation in their report on the Food industry of India have referred to this industry as the highest profit incurring sector considering the scope it has to offer for value addition. In particular, the food processing industry in India has been recognized as a high-priority area. This is because 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 latest figures have revealed that the total food production in India is likely to double in the next 10 years as the country?s domestic food market is estimated to reach US$ 258 billion by 2015.
Considering all world data the Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest with its retail contributing 70% of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104%, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020. This indicates vast scope for both investors and exporters.
With all these figures in consideration, it is safe to say that the demand for a Preservative Filler, Machine (Can & Preservation) will surely increase in the coming years.
Food processing units
Food preserving units
Cities and towns across India