Sampler testers assist engineers, technical officers and other laboratory staff by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, making measurements with scientific equipment, recording results and presenting results for critical analysis. Sampler/Testers carry out basic sampling and testing, record and present results and clean, maintain and set up equipment for use in experiments. They play an important role in manufacturing quality control.
Specialisations: Air Sampler/Tester Construction Materials Sampler/Tester Environmental Field Assistant (Sample Testing) Field Assistant (Sample Testing) Food Manufacturing Sampler/Testers Manufacturing Sampler/Tester Milk Tanker Sampler/Driver
Bakers make bread, cakes and pastries using flour and other ingredients.
Butchers select, cut, trim and prepare meat for sale or supply.
Winery workers are involved in growing grapes and making, bottling, warehousing, packaging, distributing and selling wine in Australia and overseas.
Cheesemakers make and supervise the making of cheese.
Confectioners mix, shape and cook sweeteners and other ingredients to produce confectionery, including chocolate, toffee and other lollies.
Seafood processors scale, clean, fillet, cut, shell, grade and pack seafood for sale or supply using knives, scalers and power equipment.
Food process workers operate machines and prepare foods for processing using a wide range of equipment and methods.
Food technologists develop and improve existing food products and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food. They use chemistry, microbiology, engineering and other scientific methods to study the process of food deterioration. They may specialise in fields such as meat, dairy, seafood, cereal products, confectionery, snack foods, beverages and minimally processed fresh produce.
Food technicians check production processes and product quality, and undertake maintenance and basic repair of equipment. They also assist food technologists with developing food products and establishing standards for production and packaging.
Winemakers plan, supervise and coordinate the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes. Scientific knowledge is playing an increasingly important role in winemaking and some winemakers specialise in the research and development of wine.