Supervise activities of workers engaged in sorting and packing nuts.
What does a Testing and Analysis Department Supervisor do?
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in sorting and packing nuts, and inspects sampling of nuts to estimate percentage that will be marketable from each delivery: Selects random sample of nuts from each delivery, places sample in containers, and attaches identification tag to container. Places nuts in drier to remove specified percentage of moisture. Weighs nuts before and after drying and records weight lost. Places nuts on perforated plate through which nuts pass into separate containers, according to size. Cracks nuts and examines them for blanks, worms, and shriveled centers. Segregates salable nuts, weighs nuts, and records percentage of marketable products. May explain procedures for estimating percentage of marketable products to growers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.