£26,451
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The average pay for a Chemical Plant Operator is £26,451 per year.

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Bonus £5,500
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£19,632 - £36,338
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Chemical Plant Operator

The chemical plant operator is usually hired by chemical manufacturing companies. This operator generally works in a factory or manufacturing facility. Many companies do not require any education beyond a high school diploma, although training at a technical school as a chemical operator can be preferable. The experience required varies, as some companies may be willing to hire those without previous experience in the industry. Others may require as many as 4 years’ worth of plant operator experience. Some knowledge of machinery and their maintenance and upkeep can be helpful, although not necessary for all positions in the field.

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Chemical Plant Operator Tasks
  • Monitor and interpret instrument panels and indicators, ensuring equipment performs as expected.
  • Unload, load, and package raw materials, waste products and products.
  • Take samples and watch chemical reactions to test for product conformance.
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment, working with technical personnel to achieve desired product specifications.

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Key Stats for Chemical Plant Operator

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
27%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%