Profession chemical tester

Chemical testers are responsible for the rapid on-the-spot analysis of steel test pieces incoming from the metal production shop for the purpose of timely corrections of the chemical composition of the liquid metal.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Realistic
  • Realistic / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Chemical processes

    The relevant chemical processes used in manufacture, such as purification, seperation, emulgation and dispergation processing.

Skills

  • Work in metal manufacture teams

    Ability to work confidently within a metal manufacturing group with each doing a part but all subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole.

  • Report well results

    Document and share well results in a transparent way; communicate results to business partners, auditors, collaborating teams and internal management.

  • Work safely with chemicals

    Take the necessary precautions for storing, using and disposing chemical products.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Handle chemicals

    Safely handle industrial chemicals; use them efficiently and ensure that no harm is done to the environment.

  • Monitor manufacturing quality standards

    Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing process.

  • Conduct chemical testing on basic metals

    Perform examinations and tests on all kinds of metals in order to ensure high quality and chemical resistance.

  • Manage chemical reagents

    Manage the handling, addition, and disposal of chemical reagents used to help separate products from raw mineral.

  • Prepare technical reports

    Prepare technical reports that describe results and processes of scientific or technical research, or assess its progress. These reports help researchers to keep up to date with recent findings.

Optional knowledge and skills

execute analytical mathematical calculations ensure compliance with environmental legislation use a computer train staff in safety procedures conduct laboratory chemical research on metals give instructions to staff physics train staff in quality procedures speak different languages think analytically use different communication channels chemical technologies in metal manufacture perform planning assess suitability of metal types for specific application types of metal manufacturing processes