Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.
Examine materials, ingredients, or products, visually or with hands, to ensure conformance to established standards.
Move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment that crushes, grinds, polishes, or blends materials.
Clean, adjust, and maintain equipment, using hand tools.
Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products at specified intervals to ensure conformance to requirements.
Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.
Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
Tend accessory equipment, such as pumps and conveyors, to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
Record data from operations, testing, and production on specified forms.
Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.