Chemical products plant and machine operators

Tasks and duties

  • Setting up, starting, controlling, adjusting and stopping machines and plant
  • Monitoring reaction processes and transfers of products in conformity with safety procedures
  • Monitoring meters, gauges and electronic instrumentation on one or more chemical or formulation units, such as mixers, kettles, blenders, dryers, or tabletting, encapsulation, granulation and coating machines
  • Measuring, weighing and loading chemical ingredients following formulation cards
  • Taking samples and performing routine chemical and physical tests of products and recording production data
  • Cleaning and performing minor repairs to machines and plant

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