Syrup Maker

Syrup Mixing Plant Operator

Minimum Graduate from ITI

Not required

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

Operating the syrup mixing plant for making cold drinks and aerated water

Opening the valve to admit the syrup up to the prescribed level in the mixing chamber

Switching on the mixing chamber agitator for adding essence, colour, etc. To the syrup

Continuing the mixing for the specified time and getting samples tested, if necessary

Operating the valves and pump to admit cold water into the cooler

Transferring the solution from the mixing chamber to the bottling plant through coolers

Preparing a solution of weighed quantity of soda-bi-carbonate with water, and filtering and mixing it with treated water in the mixing chamber

Pumping it directly to the bottling plant for making soda water

Washing the mixing chambers with hot water after the preparation of each batch of solution

Keeping a record of the quantity of solution prepared

Keeping the shop floor clean and assisting in periodical repairs

Mixing the essence, dye, etc. in the mixing chamber

Skilled in operating the mixing chamber

Knowledge of essence and colour in order to get best results

Knowledge of operating valves

Skilled in analyzing the solution while it is being prepared

In-depth knowledge of soda-bi-carbonate and its reactions

Skilled in cleaning and washing the chamber

Knowledge of artificial colouring techniques

Skilled in record keeping

Not applicable


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 suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

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

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 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.

The 50-bn-rupee soft drink industry is growing now at 6-7% annually. The industry contributes over INR 12 billion to the exchequer and exports goods worth INR 2 bn. It also supports the growth of industries like glass, refrigeration, transportation, paper and sugar. Syrup Mixing Plant Operator jobs are increasing in India and the trend is expected to continue the same way, as the per capita consumption of aerated drinks in India is substantially increasing.

Soft drink manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India