Primary products inspectors examine animals, plants and agricultural produce at farms, abattoirs, processing and packing plants, wholesale markets and places of storage or shipment to ensure they meet government standards of hygiene and quality, and export requirements.
Sampler testers assist engineers, technical officers and other laboratory staff by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, making measurements with scientific equipment, recording results and presenting results for critical analysis. Sampler/Testers carry out basic sampling and testing, record and present results and clean, maintain and set up equipment for use in experiments. They play an important role in manufacturing quality control.
Specialisations: Air Sampler/Tester Construction Materials Sampler/Tester Environmental Field Assistant (Sample Testing) Field Assistant (Sample Testing) Food Manufacturing Sampler/Testers Manufacturing Sampler/Tester Milk Tanker Sampler/Driver
Product assemblers put together components and subassemblies that go into the production of metal products, electrical and electronic equipment, joinery products, jewellery and precious metal articles.
Bakers make bread, cakes and pastries using flour and other ingredients.
Food process workers operate machines and prepare foods for processing using a wide range of equipment and methods.
Specialisations: Brewery Worker Dairy Process Worker Fruit and Vegetable Process Worker Margarine and Edible Oils Process Worker Pet Food Processing Machine Operator Pharmaceuticals Production Machine Operator Poultry Processor Soft Drink and Syrup Making Machine Operator Tea and Coffee Processing Machine Operator
Butchers select, cut, trim and prepare meat for sale or supply.
Cheesemakers make and supervise the making of cheese.
Confectioners mix, shape and cook sweeteners and other ingredients to produce confectionery, including chocolate, toffee and other lollies.
Food technologists develop and improve existing food products and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food. They use chemistry, microbiology, engineering and other scientific methods to study the process of food deterioration.
Seafood processors scale, clean, fillet, cut, shell, grade and pack seafood for sale or supply using knives, scalers and power equipment.