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Designer, Chemical Engineering

Aliases: Process Engineer, Chemical Designer

Industry/Sector(s): Chemical and Petrochemicals


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Designer, Chemical Engineer is expected to perform include:
Designing and planning lay-out and supervising installation of chemical plants and equipment for manufacture of heavy and fine chemicals, paper pulps, cements rayon, oils,
  soaps, coke, coke oven by-products etc.
Preparing the project reports, selects processes based on techno economic study; 
Studying the working of existing plants, production processes, economics of costs etc. 
Conducting the research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes or to obtain additional information in commercial production possibilities
Designing full size plant after determining kind of equipment required and ascertaining optimum conditions and other essential factors
Estimating capital cost for installation of plant and cost of plant operation
Co-ordinating activities of workers operating grinders, mixers, vats, stills, reactors, evaporators and other equipment to ensure efficient treatment of raw materials by chemicals, by
  mechanical and others means
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
It needs one to be on their toes
May need to handle a team
Local travelling is a not a part of this job
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Working hours
Companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company 
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and One Arm (OA)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Minimum – B.E. (Chemical)

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
Knowledge of undertaking basic costing in relation to cost of products manufactured
Well-versed in establishing and enforcing standards for testing and inspecting machinery and equipment
Ability to prepare plans, diagrams and sketches for new chemical plants to be erected
Knowledge of tendering technical service to maintain output or performance and equipment at a most favourable economic point
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
Knowledge to draw out specifications for procuring equipment and machinery for specific duties
Knowledge of inspecting and supervising erection of plants
Knowledge in any engineering field such as consulting, technical sales and service, testing, purchasing and teaching at University level
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 5
All chemical engineering colleges across India
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
Engineering Design & Power Training Institute
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
India: Yes
Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 6
For freshers - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 20,000 per month
For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - ₹ 25,000 to ₹ 40,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 8

Chemical and petrochemical companies across India

KEYWORDS 
Chemical Designer
Chemical Engineer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152145.0200Designer, Chemical Engineering
ISCO 20082145 Chemical Engineers
NIC 200820114; 20116;20119;20231;20293Manufacture of dyes and pigments from any source in basic form or as concentrate;Manufacture of basic chemical elements; Manufacture of soap all forms; Manufacture of essential oils; modification by chemical processes of oils and fats (e.g. by oxidation, polymerization etc.)
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