Profession clay products dry kiln operator

Clay products dry kiln operators manage drying tunnels that are meant for drying clay products prior to their treatment in kiln.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Manage waste

    Manage or dispose of significant amounts of waste materials or hazardous materials. Ensure required licenses and permits are in place and reasonable management practices, industry standards, or commonly accepted farming practices followed.

  • Follow production schedule

    Follow production schedule taking into account all requirements, times and needs. This schedule outlines what individual commodities must be produced in each time period and encapsulates various concerns like production, staffing, inventory, etc. It is usually linked to manufacturing where the plan indicates when and how much of each product will be demanded. Utilise all the information in the actual implementation of the plan.

  • Conform with production requirements

    Conform with production requirements by reading the production schedule and adjusting temperature to the actual humidity, size and type of the products which will be dried.

  • Operate drying blowers

    Operate the portable air and heat blowers by placing them in the drying aisles in order to dry specific products.

  • Optimise production processes parameters

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

  • Tend drying tunnels

    Tend the tunnels which are used to dry clay products such as bricks or roofing tiles prior to their further processing into the kiln.

  • Monitor environmental parameters

    Check the impact of manufacturing machinery on the environment, analysing temperature levels, water quality and air pollution.

Optional knowledge and skills

write batch record documentation provide training patch clay products monitor end-product drying process manage kiln ventilation advise on clay products handling adjust production schedule