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Overview

Chemical Production Machine Operators operate machines to produce chemical goods such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries and explosives.

Day-to-day

  • operates crushing machines to reduce solid chemicals and other materials to a size suitable for processing
  • operates mills to grind and pulverise solid chemicals and other materials into particles of a specified size
  • inspects samples of these materials and monitors the removal of the ground product
  • operates machines in which the ingredients used in chemical and related products are mixed and blended, and ensures the accuracy of the blend
  • may be designated according to the type of material mixed, the product obtained or the machine operated.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

To become a Chemical Production Machine Operator

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