Profession chemical mixer

Chemical mixers operate and maintain mixing tanks and blenders in order to develop chemical products out of raw materials, making sure the end products are in conformance to the batch tickets specifications.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Mathematics

    Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change. It involves the identification of patterns and formulating new conjectures based on them. Mathematicians strive to prove the truth or falsity of these conjectures. There are many fields of mathematics, some of which are widely used for practical applications.

Skills

  • Fill the mixing tank

    Fill the mixing tank with the chemical ingredients, allowing also the water through the valves at the indicated mark on the tank wall.

  • Manage delivery of raw materials

    Manage reception of raw materials. Receive raw materials from the suppliers. Check for quality and accuracy and move into the warehouse. Make sure that raw materials are adequately stored until they are required by the production department.

  • Communicate test results to other departments

    Communicate testing information such as testing schedules, samples testing statistics and test results, to the relevant departments.

  • Maintain chemical mixers

    Tend the equipment and mixers used for chemical substances mixing having as the end products goods used in cleaning, bleaching, finishing carpets or other textiles.

  • Transfer chemicals

    Transfer the chemical mixture from the mixing tank to the storage tank by turning on the valves.

  • Measure chemical substance viscosity

    Measure the viscosity of the mixed ingredients by using a viscosimeter.

  • Prepare chemical ingredients

    Prepare the ingredients according to formula by measuring and weighting the chemical ingredients such as caustic, solvents, emulsions, peroxide.

  • Optimise production processes parameters

    Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

  • Segregate raw materials

    Segregate into batches the raw materials to be further processed.

  • Write batch record documentation

    Write reports on the manufactured batches history taking into account the raw data, tests performed and compliance to GMP of each batch of product.

Optional knowledge and skills

manage chemical testing procedures test production input materials monitor environmental parameters unload equipment adjust solutions' consistency hazardous waste storage clean mixer monitor centrifugal separators use a computer centrifugal force manufacturing plant equipment mechanics operate lifting equipment load equipment