1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7293-11 Chemical Production Machine Operator

Operates machines and equipment to produce chemical goods such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries or explosives.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • weighs, measures and mixes ingredients
  • cleans, maintains and disinfects machines
  • operates machines to combine and process ingredients, finish products or wind material on to reels
  • observes machine operations and adjusts pressure, temperature, tension and other controls
  • places products on drying trays, or allows them to cool
  • applies coatings to flavour, colour, preserve or add medication to products
  • measures and tests products
  • may weigh and package products

Specialisations:
Bullet Maker
Candle Maker
Cosmetics Machine Operator
Explosives Mixer Operator
Nitrocellulose Maker
Suture Maker
Tablet Making Machine Operator

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