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

Working hours
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