Chemical Brine Producer

Chemical Saline Maker

The tasks a Brine Maker (Chemical) is expected to perform include:

Tending the tanks, filters and auxiliary equipment that produce brine solution for use in electrolytic cells

Pumping water through salt beds or starting conveyor bringing salt from storage area for dissolution in water

Producing mixture of specified salt content

Admitting salt water and specified amounts of liquid chemicals to mixing tank to produce brine solution meeting plant standard

Pumping solution to settling tank to settle out impurities and through sand-bed filters for final purification

Drawing sample of brine for laboratory analysis

Testing density, salt content and acidity, using hydrometer, salinometer, and p

H meter

Turning valves to transfer brine to electrolytic cells

Maintaining brine at specified levels in supply lines, tanks and cells

Competent in operating auxiliary equipment

Knowledgeable about various salts and brine solutions

Knowledge of properties of chemical salts

Well-versed with the plant standards and protocols

Well-versed with conducting simple chemical tests


Adept at dumping materials into brine to adjust chemical composition to plant standard, using titration test to determine strength of solution

Ability to pump water through resin and carbon beds to demineralize it

Knowledge of tending heat exchanger to maintain temperature of brine within specified limits

Physically fit

Ability to work independently

Diligent and hardworking

Accuracy in work

Ability to follow instructions

It requires one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Chemical & petrochemical companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs


The job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include minor scalds, rashes, injuries, suffocation, breathing problems, eye or skin infections, falls and slips, etc.

Health risks include possible injuries due to chemicals and chemical salts, continuous exposure to brine solutions, electrolytic solutions, etc.

For freshers - INR 300 to INR 400 per day

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 400 to INR 500 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Industry Outlook of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Sector

Indian chemical industry generates around 70,000 commercial goods ranging from plastic to toiletries and pesticides to beauty products. It is regarded as the oldest domestic sector in India and in terms of volume it gives a sense of pride to India by featuring as the 12th largest producers of chemicals. With an approximate cost of US$ 28 billion, it amounts to 12.5% of the entire industrial output of India and 16.2% of its entire exports. Under Chemical industries some of the other rapidly emerging sectors are petrochemical, agrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries.

Indian chemical industry comprises both small and large-scale units, and presently, there are about 70,000 chemical manufacturing units located in the country. The industrys current turnover is about USD 30.8 billion which is 14 per cent of the total manufacturing output of the country.

Indian chemical industry is expected to register a growth of 8-9% in the next decade and is expected to double its share in global chemical industry to 5-6% by 2021.

Even though this industry is capital and technology intensive, the sector is a major avenue for large scale employment. The downstream plastic processing is the largest employer with over 3.53 million people deriving their livelihood from this sector. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Brine Maker (Chemical).

Chemical brine making companies in India

Chemical and petrochemical companies in India

Cities and towns across India