Pickle in food preservation - Salary and Career
Craft workers in food preservation

Pickle in food preservation - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare the workplace for food processing, inspecting the environment, organizing and sanitizing equipment and utensils. They prepare machines for food processing, selecting, coupling and uncoupling parts and utensils, testing and regulating machines. They prepare ovens, raw materials and ingredients. They process food products, mixing, salting and washing meats, stuffing and cooking sausages. Pack and store food products. They work in compliance with technical and quality, safety, hygiene, health and environmental standards and procedures.

How much does an Pickle in food preservation earn

A Pickle in food preservation earns between $1.160 and $2.374 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.426 and a median salary of $1.361 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.555 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Pickle in food preservation

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.426 17.112 356 7
1º Quartile 1.160 13.919 290 5
Median Salary 1.361 16.332 340 6
3º Quartile 1.810 21.725 453 8
Higher Salary 2.374 28.486 593 11

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing workers
      • craft workers in agro-industry, food and tobacco industry
        • craft workers in food preservation

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Main workplaces

Craft workers in food preservation they work in the manufacture of food products as employees with a formal contract. The work is individual, under occasional supervision, indoors and during the day. They can develop their activities on their own or as self-employed (as happens with the sausage maker) with full autonomy in relation to working conditions.

What does it take to work in the field of Craft workers in food preservation

For the exercise of these occupations, the fourth grade of elementary school and professional practice in the workplace are required. The full performance of the activities occurs with approximately one year of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Pickle in food preservation

Craft workers in food preservation must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • prepare the machines for food processing;
  • prepare food processing machines;
  • process product;
  • prepare the food processing machines;
  • store product;
  • prepare the oven;
  • prepare raw material and ingredients;
  • pack product (sausages, sausages, meat and fish);
  • prepare the workplace for food processing;
  • pack product (sausages, sausages, meat and fish);

  • Activities

    • record irregularities;
    • demonstrate critical sense;
    • vacuum seal sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • check valves;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • put sausages, sausages, meat and fish on hangers;
    • order packing material;
    • control the oven's heating temperature;
    • grind meat;
    • place sausages, sausages, meat and fish in the cold chamber;
    • staple sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • stack sausages, meat and fish;
    • weigh meat, fish and ingredients;
    • inspect the environment;
    • bake sausages and sausages;
    • place in oven or oven;
    • vacuum close sausages, sausages, meats and fish;
    • testing the machines;
    • keep sausages, meats and fish at room temperature;
    • request corrective and preventive action;
    • put on rods;
    • dehydrate fish;
    • act ethically;
    • dye the sausages;
    • work as a team;
    • box sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • check expiration date;
    • perform quality control of sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • receive meat, fish and ingredients;
    • salting meat and fish;
    • sanitize the environment;
    • extract air from sausages;
    • check physical and sensory aspects;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • clean meat and fish;
    • mix meat and ingredients;
    • demonstrate flexibility to change;
    • define meat, fish and ingredients;
    • weigh sausages, meat and fish;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • order meat, fish and ingredients;
    • sanitize equipment and utensils;
    • decoupling parts and utensils;
    • heat the oven;
    • set the machines;
    • insert manufacturing date, expiration date and batch;
    • attach parts and utensils;
    • wash meat, fish and sausages;
    • arrange the utensils;
    • place sausages, meats and fish in the freezing chamber;
    • tie and cut sausages;
    • embed sausages;
    • clean the oven;
    • weigh sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • start the machines;
    • check utensils;
    • bagging sausages, sausages, meat and fish;
    • monitor chamber temperature;
    • place sausages, sausages, meat and fish in the freezing chamber;
    • select parts and utensils;

    Sectors that hire Pickle in food preservation the most in the job market

    • manufacture of meat products
    • snack bars, tea houses, juice houses and the like
    • resale predominant bakery and confectionery
    • restaurants and similar
    • manufacture of food and ready-to-eat dishes
    • slaughter by-production preparation
    • manufacture of bakery and confectionery products with predominance of own production
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • retailer of food products in general or specialized in food products
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - minimarkets, grocery stores and warehouses

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