Batch Still Operator
Dilute Chemical Still Operator
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The tasks a Batch-Still Operator, Chemical is expected to perform include:
Operating one or more stills in which batches of liquid chemicals, other than petroleum, are treated to separate them into their chemical constituent such as alcohol beverages, perfume or drugs
Manipulating the feed valves to fill tank with liquid to desired levels
Determining by purity of samples, container to which product should be routed
Maintaining the record of raw materials drawn, quantity consumed to indicate production capacity of plant
Entering in log book condition of plant and abnormalities noticed in distilling during shift for report to chemist
Ability to adjust still auxiliaries such as condensers and pumps
Ability to adjust valves to control pressure in tank and rate of heating
Proficiency in regulating valves to control amount of condensed vapour returned to tank, to enrich vapours driven from it
Knowledge of drawing condensed vapours and product samples from containers and testing by himself or sending it to laboratory for testing
Ability to operate ordinary type of wood-fire distillation plant
Knowledge of different type of chemicals used such as ammonia, alcohol, benzene, etc.
Ability to follow instructions
Good observation skills
Calm and composed
Accuracy in work
Dexterity of hands
It requires one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Factories usually work for 5/6 days a week for 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous
Health risks may include standing for long hours, exposure to chemicals, stress, allergies, etc.
Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal injuries, fatigue, headache, skin disease, dizziness, etc.
For freshers - INR 250 to INR 290 per day
For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 300 to INR 350 per day
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of the Chemical & Petrochemical Sector in India
Global chemical market size was estimated at USD 3.9 trillion in 2013 and is expected to grow at 3-4% per annum over the next 5 years to reach USD 4.7 trillion by 2018. India currently accounts for approximately 3% of the world chemical market. The Indian chemical and petrochemical industry expanded in 2013 despite weakness in key export markets and subdued growth in the domestic market. The Indian chemical and petrochemical industry currently stands at USD 118 billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% for the next five years.
Bulk chemicals form the largest sub-segment of Indian chemical industry with 40% market share whereas the specialty chemical with 19% market share is the fastest growing segment. Together, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh account for more than 50% of Gross Value Add (GVA) and Gross Output of the chemical and petrochemical industry in India.
The petrochemicals industry is a significant industry for the Indian economy. The growth of this industry is closely linked to economic growth of a country. Today, petrochemical products permeate the entire spectrum of daily use items and cover almost every sphere of life like clothing, housing, construction, furniture, automobiles, household items, agriculture, horticulture, irrigation, packaging, medical appliances, electronics and electrical etc. The Indian petrochemical market has grown at a CAGR of 11% from USD 19.3 billion in FY11 to USD 24 billion in FY13. The demand for basic petrochemicals and end products petrochemicals is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10% to reach 16 MMTPA and 19.5 million tonnes by FY18 respectively.
The current per capita consumption of products of chemical industry in India is about 1/10th of the world average. The low per capita consumption across industries and segments and strong growth outlook for the key end use are the key growth drivers for the chemical and petrochemical industry in India.
Chemical and petrochemical industry is a human resource intensive industry and hence employs a large number of people across the world. Currently the industry provide employment to about 1 million people in India. With the growing demand, the manufacture and marketing of chemicals will continue to offer substantial employment opportunities both for skilled and unskilled persons. The industry also generates indirect employment for the chemicals, engineering, packaging and transport industry. With the additional emphasis on exports, there will be new opportunities in logistics and marketing as well. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Batch-Still Operator, Chemical.
Chemical & petrochemical companies across India
Towns and cities across India
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