Carbonator Machine Operator

Minimum Graduate from ITI

Not required

The tasks a Carbonator Machine Attendant is expected to perform include:

Operating carbon dioxide gas purifier cylinders and the carbonator plant to pass a specified volume of gas to the bottle filling plant

Connecting a carbon dioxide cylinder with the pipeline of purifying cylinders, containing potassium permanganate water, activated carbon or any other suitable material

Adjusting the valve of the carbonator plant

Opening the valve of the carbon dioxide cylinder with a spanner

Allowing gas (carbon dioxide) to pass through the purifying cylinders and the carbonator plant and hence filling the machine

Monitoring the pressure gauge reading and adjusting the gas valve or replacing the cylinder to regulate the flow of gas

Spraying hot water on the carbon-dioxide cylinder to vaporise liquid carbon dioxide in the cylinder

Feeding crowns into the crowning machine hopper

Knowledge of production processes and quality control

Ability to troubleshoot the machine when required

Knowledge of relevant tools and equipment

Skilled in managing and handling valves

Knowledge of the amount of carbon to be added in the drink

Knowledge of the various steps and stages leading to the filling of the machine

Not applicable



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 maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6/7 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?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL) and those who have Low Vision (LV)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 12,000 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. In India, the food sector has emerged as a high-profit sector. The role of the Indian government has been instrumental in the growth and development of the industry. 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 50-bn-rupee soft drink industry is now growing at 6 to 7% annually. The Indian soft drinks market continues to evolve and grow at a brisk pace. It is witnessing a lot of action with numerous global manufacturers already in the fray and more joining every year. This shows that in the coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand for trained professionals. Therefore, those who have made careers as a Carbonator Machine Attendant have a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Soft drinks companies

Soda manufacturing companies

Beer distilleries

Cities and towns across India