Preservative Filler Worker

Filling Machine Operator

Minimum B.Tech in Dairy Technology

Minimum experience of 1-6 years in related field

The tasks a Pasteurising Plant Operator (Dairy) is expected to perform include:

Operating the pasteurising plant to remove harmful bacteria from raw milk and other dairy products

Pumping cold raw milk or other dairy products through a heating tank

Maintaining liquid at required temperature for a specified time

Pumping liquid through cooling unit into bottling machine

Checking thermometers and gauges

Making necessary adjustments to ensure that liquid is properly pasteurised

Cleaning and sterilising tanks and inter-connecting pipes

Disconnecting filter and renewing or cleaning straining devices

Draining out pasteurised milk into container through tap fitted in plant

Cities and towns across India

Not applicable





It is not a desk job

Need not supervise 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?

Knowledge of food safety and handling procedures

Proficient in troubleshooting the machine

Skilled at maintaining the liquid at required temperature

Skilled in operating the pasteurising plant

Ability to use tools and equipment like thermometers and gauges

Knowledge of the complete process of pasteurisation

For candidate with experience of 1 to 6 years - INR 8,000 to INR 29, 000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Food Industry in India

The Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) in their report on the Food industry of India have referred this industry as the highest profit incurring sector considering the scope it has to offer for value addition. In particular the food processing industry getting 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 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020. This indicates vast scope for both investors and exporters.

As per the Indian Dairy Industry 2014 Report, the White Flood in 1970s, the milk industry in India witnessed the first wave of development in the milk production which gave India its status of the largest milk producer in the world.

With all these figures in consideration it is safe to say that the demand for a Pasteurising Plant Operator (Dairy) is there in the present and will surely increase in the coming years.

Milk processing units

Milk packing units

Cities and towns across India