Elimination Tank Operator

Elimination Mate

Minimum Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/ITI

Not required

The tasks an Eliminator Attendant, Sugar is expected to perform include:

Boiling the sulphurized juice or syrup received after sulphitation to remove certain impurities

Opening the valve to let the juice or syrup into the tank, up to the prescribed level

Opening the steam valve to heat the coils and boiling the juice or syrup by maintaining the temperature of the juice or syrup at the specified level

Checking the temperature of the juice/syrup periodically with a thermometer

Loosening the steam valve after boiling for the prescribed period

Operating the valve to discharge the boiled juice or syrup into the settling tanks

Opening the bottom valve of the tank to drain the sediments in to another tank

Taking samples of clean juice/syrup in test tubes to check them for the desired clarity

Basic knowledge of filtering techniques

Skilled in understanding the criticality and maintaining the desired temperature

In-depth knowledge of the sedimentation process

Knowledge of assessing and examining the final product

Skilled in operating valves

Not applicable


Time-management skills

Attention to detail

Team player

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 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 not considered hazardous/dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Food Industry in India

According to IBEF, the Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution to the world food trade every year. Accounting for about 32 per cent of the country?s total food market, the food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. The Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at the rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020. The Indian gourmet food market is currently valued at US$ 1.3 billion and is growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent. It is expected to cross US$ 2.8 billion by 2015.

India is the largest consumer of sugar in the world and consumes around 16 million tonnes of sugar per annum. The Indian sugar industry has a total turnover of INR 500 billion per annum and contributes almost INR 22.5 billion to the central and state exchequer as tax, cess, and excise duty every year according to the sources of Ministry of Food and Government of India. These facts are evident in proving that the jobs in this industry are going to manifold in the future and the career of Eliminator Attendant, Sugar will have a great chance to grow in the future.

Sugar manufacturing companies

Juice manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various private and government institutes across India

Will be updated