Carbonation Man

Aeration Man

Minimum Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/ITI

Not required

The tasks a Carbonation Man is expected to perform include:

Tending to the carbonation tanks to purify the sugarcane juice by mixing the heated juice with milk of lime and carbon dioxide with a view to precipitating the mud and impurities from it

Admitting the heated juice in the first carbonation tank up to the overflow-pipe level

Admitting and controlling the flow of the prescribed quantity of milk of lime into the juice

Letting in the continuous flow of carbon dioxide and allowing the ingredients to mix thoroughly

Testing the solution with testing paper to determine the sufficiency of the ingredients

Making adjustments to ensure the correct composition of the mixture, if necessary

Discharging the carbonated juice into the storage tank for onward pumping to the filter press

Repairing or overhauling the pipe line, tank and other equipment

Passing and adjusting the flow of carbon dioxide into the juice flowing into the second carbonation tank after the first filtration

Testing the solution with testing paper and allowing the juice to flow off for a second heating

Knowledge of operating and tending to the carbonation tank

Basic knowledge of the milk of lime preparation

Skilled in using milk of lime for cleaning the machine

Skilled in checking the p

H level of the solution, using p

H paper

Knowledge of the appropriate amount of carbon dioxide to be used in the process

Basic repairing and overhauling skills

Not applicable


Time-management skills

Attention to detail

Team player

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 are available

Work from home option maybe 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?

This job is not considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act,1948

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 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 to 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.

India is the largest consumer of sugar in the world and consumes around 16 million tonnes of sugar per annum. The Indian sugar industry has a total turnover of INR 500 billion per annum and contributes almost INR 22.5 billion to the central and state exchequer as tax, cess, and excise duty every year, according to the sources of Ministry of Food and Government of India. These facts are evident in proving that the jobs in this industry are going to manifold in the future and the career of Carbonation Man will have a great chance to grow in the future.

Sugar processing companies

Cities and towns across India