Chemical Production Machine Operator (Occupation Code : 713101)

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Monitors and operates machines to blend, mix, process and package a wide range of chemical products such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries and explosives.


Setting up, starting, controlling, adjusting and stopping chemical production machines.

Measuring, weighing and loading chemical ingredients following formulation cards.

Monitoring meters, gauges and electronic instrumentation on one or more chemical or formulation units such as mixers, kettles, blenders, dryers, tableting, encapsulation, granulation and coating machines.

Monitoring reaction processes and transferring products in conformance with safety procedures.

Taking samples and performing routine chemical and physical tests of products and recording production data.

Cleaning and performing minor repairs to machines.

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