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Chief Miller

Aliases: Head Miller

Industry/Sector(s): Food Industry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Chief Miller is expected to perform include:
  • Managing the milling process for all types of grains
  • Overseeing activities such as handling of various milling machineries, maintenance of process parameters, inspection of raw material and finished goods to achieve the desired quality and quantity of products
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • The candidate will supervise a team of Mill Operators and Technicians
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
 
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
  • Overtime may be required 
  • Shift system may be available
 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Graduation in Science (with Chemistry)/Diploma in Milling
  • Certified training for Chief Miller (programme aligned to FIC/Q1001 released by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)
 
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of types of raw materials (various grains) and products obtained from each raw materials
  • Knowledge of types of machineries used for milling various products and machineries used in the organization
  • Basic knowledge of production process, process parameters for production/process of various types and varieties of grains
  • Knowledge of various industry standards like GMP and HACCP and product recall process
  • Knowledge of methods to document and maintain records of observations (if any) related to raw materials, process and finished products
  • Knowledge of food safety standards and regulations as per FSSAI
 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in food standards of all grains milled
  • Training in operating different types of milling equipment
  • Training in GMP
  • Training in HACCP
  • Training in QMS
  • Training in IT systems and ERP
  • Training in bulk handling and silo storage/fumigation
 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 5

Government and private institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://mhrd.gov.in/scholarships-education-loan-0 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
https://targetstudy.com/courses/bsc-hons-chemistry.html 
http://www.fssai.gov.in/Portals/0/Training_Manual/Volume%20II-%20Food%20Safety%20Regulators%20and%20Food%20Safety%20Management.pdf
http://www.fssai.gov.in/Portals/0/Training_Manual/Volume%20III-%20Food%20Regulatory%20Enforcement%20and%20complience%20through%20Inspection.pdf
 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

Grain Mill Operator → Milling Technician → Chief Miller → Production Manager

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
For freshers - ₹ 30,000 to ₹ 1,50,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Minimum experience of 7-10 years in food grain milling

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 2
  • Grain mills
  • Flour mills
  • Grain production and processing factories
 
KEYWORDS 
  • Chief Miller 
  • Head Miller
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 

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