Profession soap maker

Soap makers operate equipments and mixers that produce soap, making sure the end product is produced according to specified formula.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Alkylation

    Understand the process of moving an alkyl group from one molecule to another. This process is used in oil refining to alkylate isobutanes, producing premium blending agents for fuel.

Skills

  • Fill kettle

    Fill kettle with the specified amounts of ingredients.

  • Tend agitation machine

    Tend agitation machine ensuring that there is a uniform agitation of the batch.

  • Test alkalinity

    Test the alkalinity of the caustic soda, adding soda or water as required.

  • Monitor valves

    Monitor and accordingly adjust the valves in order to allow a specific amount of liquids (such as ammonia sulfuric acid or viscous soap) or steam into the mixer or machine.

  • Transfer chemicals

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

  • Optimise production processes parameters

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

  • Observe mixture characteristics

    Observe the characteristics such as colour, homogeneity or viscosity of the boiling mixture in the tank.

Optional knowledge and skills

use personal protection equipment collect industrial waste use moulding techniques maintain chemical mixers perfume and cosmetic products implement soap formula manage waste prepare chemical samples match product moulds use chemical analysis equipment

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