Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.
Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
Read work orders to determine production specifications or information.
Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Mix or blend ingredients by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, tobacco, fruit juices, chemicals, livestock feed, food products, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.