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What’s it like to be a Smallgoods Maker?
Smallgoods makers select and prepare meat, and manage the processes in the
production of smallgoods.
Smallgoods makers work with a variety of knives, hand tools, power equipment
(including mincers, mixers and bandsaws) and computer-operated machinery.
Smallgoods makers work in shops and boning/slicing rooms. They usually have
early morning starts and their work involves a lot of contact with people
including customers and workmates. Smallgoods makers are exposed to animal
blood in some parts of the process.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Smallgoods Maker earn an average of $867 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $45084 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical and manual activities
- physically fit and in good health
- good hand-eye coordination
- good interpersonal skills
- good hygiene.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Handling chemicals/greasy items
These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Standing for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of HOME ECONOMICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a home economics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Smallgoods Maker
Smallgoods makers may perform the following tasks:
- order supplies from wholesalers, as well as weigh and check stock on receipt
- store meat in refrigerators or freezers
- prepare meat by removing bones and trimming fat
- make seasonings, flavouring agents and pickling solutions, and pickle meat according to recipes
- assemble and operate mincers, grinders, mixers, and patty-forming or sausage-forming machines
- shape meat or meat emulsion to make sausages and smallgoods
- add seasonings to ground meat
- operate filling machines, cooking kettles and vats, and smoking chambers
- cure and cook meat products
- use correct detergents and sanitisers to prevent food poisoning and contamination of premises and equipment
- help clients in menu planning and working out food portions and production costs
- pack and store products for display and sale
- collect payment for sales.