Syrup Plant Operator

Operator Syrup Making Plant

Minimum ITI Diploma

Minimum experience of 3-8 years in a relevant field

The tasks a Syrup Plant Operator is expected to perform include:

Pumping the syrup through the filter press and chiller for filtration

Cooling and onward transmitting the syrup to the mixing chamber

Setting the volume, meter, and fitting them to the steam-heated closed pan or vessel

Operating the valve to a known volume of water inside the heating chamber

Operating the valve to let steam into the coils of the heating pan

Switching on the stirrer and adding the required quantity of sugar to the heated water

Observing the recordings of the syrup by manually dipping the thermometer in it

Ensuring that the heating pan is full to the specified level to form homogenous solutions

Changing the filter papers, if necessary

Setting the filter press and chiller as per the set up

Heating the sugar solution up to the prescribed temperature

Opening the discharge valve of the heating pan and switching on the pump to force the syrup (sugar solution) through the filter press

Ensuring proper filtration and cooling

Washing and cleaning the heating pan

Filtering the press chiller and pipe lines after the preparation of each batch of syrup, by passing hot water through whole system

Knowledge of the entire process of manufacturing syrup

Skilled in filtering the syrup

Knowledge of the different parameters in the process like temperature, pressure, etc.

Skilled in operating the syrup plant

Equipped to perform the cleaning and basic maintenance of the plant

Not applicable




Attention to detail


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?

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

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The 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 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 50-bn-rupee soft drink industry is growing now at 6-7% annually in India. Two of the leading soft drink manufacturers in India have a combined market share of around 95% directly or through franchisees. The industry estimates that the beverage market should grow at twice the rate of GDP growth. It is estimated that the Indian market in this sector should grow by at least 12%.

With all these figures in considerations it is safe to say that the demand for a Syrup Plant Operator is there in the present and will surely increase in the coming years.

Packaged drinks manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India