Chemical Plant Worker

Performs routine tasks in a chemical processing plant such as delivering materials to processing areas, dumping ingredients into hoppers, operating machines to heat, cool and agitate chemical solutions, filling and fastening covers on containers, and attaching labels and information on products.
Training time 2 years
Average pay $65,031
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 900

What does a Chemical Plant Worker do?

  • sourcing, weighing and mixing raw materials, and loading into machines
  • wrapping products, and filling, labelling and sealing containers by hand and machine
  • storing and stacking finished products, and cleaning machines and work areas
  • inspecting and grading products
  • assembling components and subassemblies for further processing and to make finished products


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Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Certificate III in Process Manufacturing