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NOC 9461 Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing

Example Titles
Applesauce processor operator
Assistant brewer – food and beverage processing
Assistant miller – food and beverage processing
Bacon curer
Bagging machine setter – food and beverage processing
Bagging machine set-up man/woman – food and beverage processing
Bake-off equipment tender – food and beverage processing
Bakery machine operator – food and beverage processing
Batter and dough mixer – food and beverage processing
Beer carton packer
Beer filter operator
Beer pasteurizer
Beet pulp press tender
Beverage-canning machine operator
Blanching machine tender
Bleacher operator – food and beverage processing
Blender – tobacco processing
Blender operator – food and beverage processing
Bologna maker
Bolter operator – food and beverage processing
Bone crusher – food and beverage processing
Booker – tobacco processing
Bottling machine operator
Bottling machine operator – food and beverage processing
Box machine operator – food and beverage processing
Bread slicer operator
Bread-slicing machine operator
Breaker tank attendant – food and beverage processing
Brewer
Brewer helper – food and beverage processing
Brewery kettle tender – food and beverage processing
Brewery pumpman/woman
Brewery stillman/woman – beverage processing
Brewery worker
Brewhouse operator
Brine man/woman – food and beverage processing
Brine mixer operator – food and beverage processing
Brine tank separator tender
Brown sugar maker
Buhr mill operator – food and beverage processing
Bulk blender – tobacco processing
Bulker blender – tobacco processing
Bulk-sausage-stuffing machine operator – food and beverage processing
Butter maker
Cake mix equipment operator – food and beverage processing
Candied fruit processor
Candy centre maker
Candy maker
Candy puller and roller
Candy-cutting machine tender
Candy-making machine tender
Candy-rolling machine operator
Candy-spinning machine operator – food and beverage processing
Can-filling machine operator – food and beverage processing
Canned goods cooker
Canned milk sterilizer
Canning machine operator
Caramel equipment operator
Carbonation equipment operator – food and beverage processing
Carbonator – food and beverage processing
Cascade blender – tobacco processing
Casing machine operator – food and beverage processing
Casing machine operator – tobacco processing
Casing machine tender – tobacco processing
Catsup maker
Centrifugal station tender – food and beverage processing
Cereal baker – food and beverage processing
Cereal cleaner
Cereal cooker and extruder operator
Cereal maker – food and beverage processing
Cereal oven tender
Cereal-cleaning equipment operator
Cereal-coating operator
Char filter tender – food and beverage processing
Char kiln tender – food and beverage processing
Cheese blender – food and beverage processing
Cheese cooker
Cheese grater
Cheese maker
Chewing-gum machine tender
Chicle centrifuge operator – food and beverage processing
Chocolate chips maker
Chocolate coater – food and beverage processing
Chocolate crumbs maker
Chocolate machine moulder
Chocolate refiner
Chocolate temperer
Chub sausage machine tender
Cider maker
Cider plant worker
Cigar bunch maker
Cigar buncher
Cigar dryer
Cigar filler mixer and shredder
Cigar maker
Cigar patcher
Cigarette cork tipper
Cigarette filter machine tender
Cigarette machine tender
Cigarette maker
Cigarette maker operator
Cigarette roller
Cigarette stamper
Cigarette tipper
Citrus juice extractor
Clarifying equipment tender – food and beverage processing
Cleaning and classifying operator – tobacco processing
Coating pan operator – food and beverage processing
Cocoa bean roaster
Cocoa bean-shelling machine tender
Cocoa butter filterer
Cocoa mill operator
Cocoa-nib grinder
Coffee blender
Coffee grinder
Coffee roaster
Conche machine tender
Cone and wafer machine tender
Cone maker – food and beverage processing
Confection syrup maker
Confectionery cooker
Console operator – food and beverage processing
Control room operator – food and beverage processing
Conveyor oven operator – food and beverage processing
Conveyor tender – tobacco processing
Cook tank operator – food and beverage processing
Cooler tender – tobacco processing
Cooling machine tender – food and beverage processing
Corn chips cooker
Corn cooker – food and beverage processing
Corn dough machine tender
Corn flakes roller – food and beverage processing
Corn germ preparer – food and beverage processing
Corn products presser – food and beverage processing
Corn products pressman/woman – food and beverage processing
Corn products starch presser
Corn products sugar crystallizer operator
Corn sugar filter operator
Corn sugar refinery operator
Corn syrup cooler and decolourizer
Corn syrup maker
Cottage cheese maker
Cracker and cookie machine operator
Cream cheese maker
Crusher operator – tobacco processing
Crushing machine tender – food and beverage processing
Crystallizer tender – food and beverage processing
Cube sugar machine tender – food and beverage processing
Curing bin tender – food and beverage processing
Custom feed miller – food and beverage processing
Custom feed preparer – food and beverage processing
Dairy plant machine operator
Dairy products specialty maker
Dextrine maker – food and beverage processing
Diffuser operator – food and beverage processing
Distilled liquors rectifier – food and beverage processing
Distilled liquors stillman/woman – food and beverage processing
Distillery cooker – food and beverage processing
Distillery grinder operator
Distillery press operator
Distillery presser
Distillery skimmer
Distillery yeast maker – food and beverage processing
Dividing machine tender – food and beverage processing
Dough maker – food and beverage processing
Dough-kneading machine tender
Dressing and sauce mixer
Dressing mixer operator – food and beverage processing
Dry foods mixer operator
Dry starch maker
Dry starch maker helper
Dry starch operator – food and beverage processing
Dry starch worker – food and beverage processing
Dryer and cooler operator – tobacco processing
Dryer operator – food processing
Dryer tender – tobacco processing
Drying drum tender – food and beverage processing
Drying machine operator – tobacco processing
Edible oil pumper – food and beverage processing
Edible oil refiner – food and beverage processing
Encapsulator – cannabis processing
Enrobing machine operator – food and beverage processing
Evaporator operator – food processing
Extract maker – food and beverage processing
Feed batch mixer – food and beverage processing
Feed mill production worker
Feed miller – food and beverage processing
Feed mixer – food and beverage processing
Fermentation process operator – food and beverage processing
Fermenter – tobacco processing
Fermenter operator
Filling machine setter – food and beverage processing
Filling machine set-up man/woman – food and beverage processing
Filter cigarette machine tender
Filter rod machine operator – tobacco products
Flaking roll tender – food and beverage processing
Flavour maker – food and beverage processing
Flavour maker – tobacco processing
Flavourer – tobacco processing
Flavouring mixer – tobacco processing
Flour blender operator – food and beverage processing
Flour mill machine operator
Flour miller
Flour purifier
Flumer – food and beverage processing
Food slicer – food and beverage processing
Food-colouring equipment operator
Food-flavouring equipment tender
Food-mixing machine tender
Freeze-dry food processor
Freezer operator – food and beverage processing
Frosting maker – food and beverage processing
Frosting mixer – food and beverage processing
Frozen stick novelty maker – food and beverage processing
Frozen-dough-baking machine tender
Fruit and vegetable machine operator
Fruit cooker – food and beverage processing
Fruit mixer – food and beverage processing
Fruit preserver – food and beverage processing
Fruit press tender – food and beverage processing
Fruit presser
Fry cook – food and beverage processing
Fryer operator – food and beverage processing
Gelatin evaporator filter operator
Gelatin extractor tender
Gelatin powder mixer
Gelatin stock maker
Gelatin-blending machine tender
Germ separator – food and beverage processing
Germ separator operator – food and beverage processing
Grain cleaner-dryer – food and beverage processing
Grain cooker – food and beverage processing
Grain dehydrator – food and beverage processing
Grain meal processor – food and beverage processing
Grain miller
Grain mixer – food and beverage processing
Grain roaster
Grain sample miller
Grain-cleaning machine operator – food and beverage processing
Grain-processing machine operator
Granulating machine tender – tobacco processing
Granulator – tobacco processing
Granulator tender – food and beverage processing
Grated cheese maker
Grist mill operator – food and beverage processing
Gum-sheeting and scoring machine operator – food and beverage processing
Ham curer
Hammer mill tender – food and beverage processing
Hand cigar maker
Hand cigar moulder
Hand cigar roller
High-speed machine operator – tobacco products
High-speed packer operator – tobacco products
Homogenizer operator – food and beverage processing
Honey-processing equipment operator
Hydrogenation operator – food and beverage processing
Ice cream decorator – food and beverage processing
Ice cream maker
Ice cream novelty maker
Icing machine operator – food and beverage processing
Icing maker – food and beverage processing
Icing mixer – food and beverage processing
Icing sugar mill tender
Ingredients scaler and dispenser – food and beverage processing
Instant coffee dryer
Instant coffee extractor operator
Instant powdered foods equipment operator
Jam processor operator
Ketchup maker
Kettleman/woman – food processing
Lard renderer – food and beverage processing
Linseed oil extractor
Liquid sugar operator
Liquor blender – food and beverage processing
Liquor gallery tender – food and beverage processing
Locker plant attendant – food and beverage processing
Lollipop maker
Lump maker – tobacco processing
Lump roller – tobacco processing
Lye peel tender – food and beverage processing
Macaroni press operator
Machine cigar maker
Machine operator – food and beverage processing
Machine operator – tobacco processing
Machine pie maker
Machine plug moulder – tobacco processing
Machine stripper – tobacco processing
Malt dryer tender – food and beverage processing
Malt house kiln operator – food and beverage processing
Malt roaster – food and beverage processing
Malthouse operator – food and beverage processing
Maltster – food and beverage processing
Maraschino cherry processor – food and beverage processing
Margarine blender
Margarine clarifier – food and beverage processing
Margarine processor
Marshmallow maker
Marzipan maker
Mash dryer – food and beverage processing
Mash operator – food and beverage processing
Meat canner
Meat chopper – food and beverage processing
Meat cook – food and beverage processing
Meat curer
Meat grinder – food and beverage processing
Meat mincer – food and beverage processing
Meat mincer – packaging
Meat mixer
Meat moulder – food and beverage processing
Meat pickler
Meat salter
Melter tender – food and beverage processing
Merchant miller – food and beverage processing
Milk dryer – food and beverage processing
Milk pasteurizer – food and beverage processing
Milk-processing equipment operator – food and beverage processing
Miller – food and beverage processing
Mincemeat maker
Mingler tender
Mixer – tobacco processing
Module tender – tobacco processing
Molasses mixer – food and beverage processing
Molasses wort processor
Moulding machine operator – food and beverage processing
Nut mixer operator
Nut-roasting equipment operator
Oats miller
Offal cooker – food and beverage processing
Oil clarifier tender – food and beverage processing
Packaging machine adjuster
Packaging machine operator – food processing
Packer operator – tobacco products
Packing machine set-up operator
Pantry worker – food and beverage processing
Pasta maker – food and beverage processing
Pasteurizer operator
Pasteurizer operator – food and beverage processing
Peanut butter maker
Peanut-blanching machine tender – food and beverage processing
Pet food cook – food and beverage processing
Pickleman/woman – food and beverage processing
Pickler – food and beverage processing
Pickling solution injector – food and beverage processing
Pie dough roller
Pie filling cooker
Pie filling mixer
Pie-making machine operator
Plug maker – tobacco processing
Plug-cutting machine tender – tobacco processing
Popcorn candy maker
Potato chip machine operator
Pouch line operator – food processing
Powdered milk dryer operator
Precooked sausage maker
Press operator – food and beverage processing
Press operator – tobacco processing
Presser – food and beverage processing
Pressure cooker operator – food and beverage processing
Pressurized container filler – food and beverage processing
Pretzel baker – food and beverage processing
Process cheese cooker
Process cheese formulator
Process control operator – food and beverage processing
Process operator – food and beverage processing
Puff gun operator – food and beverage processing
Puffed cereal maker
Pulper tender – food and beverage processing
Purifier operator – food and beverage processing
Redryer tender – tobacco processing
Redrying machine operator – tobacco processing
Reel oven operator – food and beverage processing
Relish maker – food and beverage processing
Retort battery cook – food and beverage processing
Retort tender – food and beverage processing
Rice mill worker
Rice miller
Roller mill tender – food and beverage processing
Roller room equipment tender – food and beverage processing
Salad dressing finisher
Sanding machine tender – food and beverage processing
Sausage dryer and smoker
Sausage maker
Sausage-peeling machine tender
Screening machine tender – food and beverage processing
Separator operator – food processing
Separator-pasteurizer – food processing
Shredder operator – tobacco processing
Shredding machine operator – food processing
Sliced cheese maker
Slicing machine operator – food and beverage processing
Slicing machine tender – food and beverage processing
Smokehouse operator – food and beverage processing
Snuff can inspector
Snuff dryer – tobacco processing
Snuff grinder – tobacco processing
Snuff-blending machine operator – tobacco processing
Soft drink powder mixer
Solvent process vegetable oil extractor
Soya mill operator
Spice fumigator – food and beverage processing
Spice miller
Spice mixer
Spinner – food and beverage processing
Sponge and dough mixer – food and beverage processing
Starch converter
Starch maker – food and beverage processing
Starch press tender
Starch separator operator
Starch washer – food and beverage processing
Steam dryer – food and beverage processing
Steam kettle operator – food and beverage processing
Steam oven operator – food and beverage processing
Steam table operator – food and beverage processing
Steamer – tobacco processing
Steepman/woman – food and beverage processing
Stem cutter – tobacco processing
Stem roller – tobacco processing
Stem-flattening machine operator – tobacco processing
Stem-flattening machine tender – tobacco processing
Stemming machine operator – tobacco processing
Sterilizer machine operator – food and beverage processing
Sterilizer operator – food and beverage processing
Still operator – brewery
Strip-cutting and blending operator – tobacco processing
Strip-cutting machine tender – tobacco processing
Stripping machine operator – tobacco processing
Stripping machine tender – tobacco processing
Sugar boiler
Sugar-processing machine operator
Syrup kettle operator
Syrup maker
Tallow extractor tender – food processing
Tallow refiner
Tankhouse operator – food and beverage processing
Tart maker – food and beverage processing
Tempering bin operator – food and beverage processing
Tipping machine tender – tobacco processing
Tobacco blender
Tobacco blending line attendant
Tobacco casing fluid blender
Tobacco casing fluid cooker – tobacco processing
Tobacco conditioner tender
Tobacco cutter – tobacco processing
Tobacco dryer – tobacco processing
Tobacco flavourer
Tobacco leaf blender
Tobacco leaf cutter
Tobacco leaf grinder
Tobacco leaf twister
Tobacco packaging machine tender
Tobacco roller
Tobacco shredder
Tobacco stripper – tobacco processing
Tobacco-blending machine operator
Tobacco-cutting machine tender
Tobacco-dressing machine operator – tobacco processing
Tobacco-processing machine operator
Tomato juice extractor
Tripe cooker – food and beverage processing
Turnip waxer – food and beverage processing
Turret machine tender – tobacco processing
Vegetable canner – food and beverage processing
Vegetable dryer tender – food and beverage processing
Vegetable grinder – food and beverage processing
Vegetable oil extractor
Vinegar maker
Votator heat exchanger tender – food and beverage processing
Weigh tank tender – food and beverage processing
Wet process miller – food and beverage processing
Wine fermenter – food and beverage processing
Wine pasteurizer
Winemaker – food and beverage processing
Winery cellarman/woman – food and beverage processing
Winery-press operator
Winterizer tender – food and beverage processing
Wort cooler – food and beverage processing
Wort maker – food and beverage processing
Yeast cutter
Yeast dryer
Yeast emulsifier tender – food and beverage processing
Yeast maker
Yeast room operator
Yeast separator – food and beverage processing
Yogurt maker

Lead statement
Process control and machine operators in food and beverage processing operate multi-function process control machinery and single-function machines to process and package food and beverage products. They are employed in fruit and vegetable processing plants, dairies, flour mills, bakeries, sugar refineries, meat plants, breweries, and other food and beverage processing establishments.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Process control operators

Operate multi-function process control machinery through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems to grind, extract, mix, blend, cook or otherwise process food products and to bag, box or otherwise package food products
Operate multi-function process control machinery to grind, extract, mix, blend, distill, ferment or otherwise process alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages and to bottle, can or otherwise package beverages
Observe gauges, computer printouts and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variables such as cooking times, ingredient inputs, flow rates and temperature settings
Maintain shift log of production and other data.

Machine operators

Set up and adjust food or beverage processing and packaging machines
Operate single-function machines to grind, extract, mix, blend, dry, freeze, cook or otherwise process food or beverage products
Operate single-function machines to box, can or otherwise package food or beverage products
Check products to ensure conformance to company standards and clear machine blockages as required
Record production information such as quantity, weight, size, date and type of products packaged
Perform corrective machine adjustments, clean machines and immediate work areas.

Source: Canada website