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Overview

Baking Factory Workers operate machines and perform routine tasks to make bread, cakes and other baked products, and to slice and wrap products.

Day-to-day

  • weighs, measures, mixes, dissolves and boils ingredients
  • adds materials, such as spices and preservatives, to food and beverages
  • operates heating and chilling plant
  • monitors product quality before packaging, by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
  • operates machines to process food
  • cleans equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors, and maintains infestation control programmes
  • moves products from production lines into storage and shipping areas
  • packages products.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become a Baking Factory Worker

  • You can work as a Baking Factory Worker without formal qualifications, however, a certificate I or II in baking and/or food processing may be useful.

    Find a Certificate in Baking

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