Minimum 10th pass
Will be updated
The tasks a Cell Room Attendant Chemical is expected to perform include:
Tending electrolytic cells used in manufacture of caustic soda and chlorine
Inspecting the cells to ascertain that liquid levels, brine flows, cell pressure and current are maintained
Replacing any damaged tubing and washing cell surfaces with water or acid to clean them
Measuring specific gravity of caustic soda solution produced by cell group and adjusting cell operation accordingly
Competent in tending electrolytic cells
Knowledgeable about properties of caustic soda and chlorine
Proficiency in inspecting cells
Well-versed with chemical cell room operations
Competent in measuring specific gravity of chemicals
Will be updated
Diligent and hardworking
Good observation skills
Good hand-eye co-ordination
Eye for detail
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
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 mildly hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards may include minor injuries, small cuts, eye or skin infections, nausea, etc.
Health risks include possible injuries due to exposure to chemicals, damaged equipment, etc.
For freshers - INR 280 to INR 380 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 Cell Room Attendant Chemical.
Chemical plants across India
Cities and towns across India