Operator Crystallisation Assistant

Crystallisation Technician

The tasks a Crystallisation Attendant is expected to perform include:

Removing mother liquor, syrup etc., from chemical solution and collecting the crystals formed

Operating valves to allow required quantity of heated liquor (chemical solution) to enter

crystallisation tank

Starting stirrers in tank to agitate liquor

Admitting cooling water to coils in tank

Ensuring that liquor is cooled evenly and at controlled rate over fixed period of time

Stopping machine when required state of crystallisation has been obtained, and draining off contents

Adding crystals to induce crystallisation

Ability to remove mother liquor, syrup etc., from chemical solution

Knowledge of the process of crystallisation

Well-versed in regulating temperature rates in a timely manner

Proficient in reporting to the Crystallization Supervisor

Ability to collect crystals formed

Knowledge of adding crystals to induce crystallization

Ability to focus for long hours

Eye for detail

Follow instructions

Good observation skills

Accuracy in work

Diligent and hard-working

It requires one to be on their feet

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

Working hours
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
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include sore eyes, nose and throat, coughing, headache, dizziness, weakness, chill, fever, chest pains, breathlessness, burns to the skin and body tissues, etc.

Health risks include mainly breathing crystal dust or fumes, contamination of hands when working, etc.

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 13,000 to INR 15,500 per month

(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 12 largest producers of chemicals. With an approximate cost of $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.

Chemical and petrochemical companies across India

Towns and cities across India