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8275 FRUIT-, VEGETABLE- AND NUT-PROCESSING-MACHINE OPERATORS
 


    Fruit-, vegetable- and nut-processing machine operators operate and monitor machines which extract juice from fruit and vegetables or oil from oil-bearing seeds, nuts and fruit, and which process fruit, vegetables and nuts by drying, cooking, canning or freezing.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring machines which extract juice from fruit and vegetables by heating or pressing;

    (b) operating and monitoring machines which extract and refine oil from oil-bearing seeds, nuts and fruit;

    (c) operating and monitoring machines which make margarine and similar products from animal and vegetable oils;

    (d) operating and monitoring machines which prepare fruit, vegetables and nuts for further processing ;

    (e) operating and monitoring machines which dry, cook, can, freeze or otherwise process fruit, vegetables and nuts

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, fruit processing

  • Machine-operator, vegetable processing

  • Press-operator, edible oils


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Expeller, oil - 7414

  • Machine-operator, soft-drinks production - 8278

  • Preserver, fruit - 7414

  • Preserver, vegetable - 7414


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.