Mixing Mill Operator (Match)
Chemical Paste Maker (Match)
Grinding Mill Operator (Match)
Will be updated
At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience
The tasks a Compoundingman (Match) is expected to perform include:
Operating a grinding and mixing mill to make compound for match heads and match box sides according to formulae
Preparing glue solution and maintaining it at specified temperature by keeping glue container in boiler
Weighing and measuring chemical ingredients according to formulae
Filling ball mill with chemical ingredients and adding prescribed quantity of water to it
Closing lid of ball mill and securing it tightly
Starting mill by operating hand lever and running it for specified period to make chemical paste
Knowledge of stopping mill opening lid and filling glue solution
Well-versed in closing lid of mill and again running it for required period to make match head compound of required consistency
Adept in stopping mill and emptying prepared compound into empty drum placed below
Knowledge of placing drum on platform of mixing machine platform to place stirring rod of machine immersed inside composition drum
Well-versed in starting machine to agitate stirring rod to mix composition to required consistency
Knowledge of stopping machine when ingredients are thoroughly mixed and removing drum to be collected by composition supplier or Tableman
Knowledge of keeping place clean and tidy
Eye for detail
Good observation skills
Good hand eye co-ordination
Good communication skills
Dexterity of hands
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
The job is considered to be hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards include respiratory diseases, neurotoxicity, stress, fatigue, skin infections, burns, cuts, etc.
Health hazards include exposure to various chemicals, gas, fumes, skin contact with chemicals, solvents, sensitizers, etc.
For freshers - INR 8,500 to INR 10,500 per month
For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 10,500 to INR 15,000 per month
(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 Bn 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 mn tons 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 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 chemicals, engineering, packaging and transport industry. With the additional emphasis on exports, there will be new opportunities in logistics and marketing as well.
Chemicals and petrochemical factories across India
Town and cities across India
Will be updated
Institute Of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
Engineering Design And Power Training Institute, Delhi
Maharashtra Institute Of Technology, Pune
CISR, Indian Institute Of Petroleum, Dehradun