Chemical Engineer, Dyes

Minimum ? Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering

Minimum experience of 1 year as a Chemical Engineer

The tasks a Chemical Engineer, Paints and Varnish is expected to perform include:

Developing new or improved techniques for manufacturing paint and varnish by various chemical processes

Selecting raw materials for manufacture of paint or varnish

Determining proportion of ingredients such as zinc oxide, barytes, colour pigments, natural resins, synthetic resins and solvents, linseed oil, etc.

Testing viscosity, film, drying time, covering capacity, durability of paint, etc.

Developing techniques for improved and economical productions

Looking after packing of paints and varnish

Stocking sufficient raw materials to meet daily requirements

Working out cost of manufacturing for new products

Familiar with raw materials used in manufacturing of paint or varnish Working knowledge of paint or varnish manufacturing process Familiar with composition of different types of varnishes or paints and their applications

Familiar with research techniques

Familiar with various testing techniques

Skilled in calculating the manufacturing costs of new products

Not applicable


Analytical bend of mind

Attention to detail


Good communication skills

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Workers

Local travelling is not part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidate with One Arm(OA) and One Leg(OL)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 35,000 to INR 40,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

National Chemical Policy, 2012 recognises that Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals (PCP) sectors have been very encouraging in the past and hold even more spectacular possibilities. With Asia?s growing contribution to the global chemical industry, India emerges as one of the focus destinations for chemical companies worldwide due to high domestic demand, significant knowledge pool and favorable demographic dividend. The Indian chemical industry, estimated to be $108 billion, is at the threshold of accelerated growth. Indian chemical sector ranks 6th in the world and 3rd in Asia. It is also one of the largest industrial sectors in the Indian economy and an important employment generator.

This upward trend shows that the Indian chemical industry is poised for growth in the coming years and is a likely to become a huge source of employment for professionals like Chemical Engineers.

Paint and Varnish Companies

Cities and towns across India