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8278 BREWERS, WINE AND OTHER BEVERAGE MACHINE OPERATORS
 


    Brewers, wine and other beverage machine operators operate and monitor machines which mix, press, or malt and ferment grains and fruit to make malt liquors, wine and other alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, except fruit and vegetable juices.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring machines which process barley and other grains used in making distilled and malt liquors, and controlling the fermentation process,

    (b) operating and monitoring machines which process grapes and other fruit used in making wines, and controlling the fermentation process;

    (c) operating and monitoring stills which increase or reduce the alcohol content of alcoholic beverages;

    (d) operating and monitoring machines which blend wines and liquors to obtain desired tastes and flavours;

    (e) operating and monitoring machines which make non-alcoholic beverages, except fruit and vegetable juices;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Brewer

  • Machine-operator, malting/spirits

  • Machine-operator, soft-drinks production


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, fruit juice production - 8275

  • Taster, wine - 7415


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.