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Autoclave Operator

Aliases: Will be updated

Industry/Sector(s): Rubber Industry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

 

The tasks an Autoclave Operator is expected to perform include:
Feeding the rubber compound and other materials into an autoclave unit
Performing the curing operation
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2

 

It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle team
Local travelling is 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

 

Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1

 

Minimum – 10th
Certified training for Autoclave Operator (programme aligned to RSC/Q 0210 released by Rubber Skill Development Council) 
KEY COMPETENCIES 1

 

Knowledge of how to adjust pressure and its importance
Familiar with the functioning of valves, traps, venting and draining operations
Knowledge of tolerance levels for various parameters such as temperature and pressure
Knowledge of setting the parameters for an autoclave system and the correlation between steam temperature and pressure
Knowledge of various abnormalities and a suitable response for abnormalities in equipment performance
Familiar with the implications of delays in the preparation process
Familiar with types of defects leading to rejections and their indicators, reasons and possible solutions
Well-versed in cleanliness and safety requirements for commencing an autoclave batch operation
Ability to respond to emergencies like power failures, fire, system failures and manual intervention to avoid disasters
Ability to cure an operation using an autoclave machine
Well-versed in cleanliness and safety requirements for commencing an autoclave operation
Knowledge of hot air and open steam curing techniques using autoclaves
Knowledge of step curing of thick products using autoclaves
Familiar with the operation of autoclave units (equipment working, possible setting levels and
typical processes followed for different batches)
Ability to adjust the pressure and the correlation between steam temperature and pressure
Familiar with the effects of improper curing, temperature, cycle time and pressure on the properties of rubber products
Knowledge of the process and importance of quality checks
Familiar with the types of defects leading to rejections and their indicators, reasons and possible solutions
Knowledge of the cooling procedure for cured compounds
Familiar with batch marking techniques
Knowledge of the implications of incorrect batch marking
Physically fit
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Training in the operation of machinery

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

 

Rubber Training Institute
Indian Rubber Institute
Labournet
IL&FS Skills
HASETRI
NewTek India Pvt. Ltd.
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

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 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Worked as a semi-skilled helper for 3-6 months in the same role

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

 

Rubber manufacturing companies across India
Rubber testing companies across India
KEYWORDS 

Autoclave Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158131.3501Autoclave Operator
ISCO 20088131 Chemical Products Plant and Machine Operators
NIC 200820132; 22119; 22199Manufacture of synthetic rubber in primary forms; Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes n.e.c; Manufacture of other rubber products n.e.c
QP ReferenceRSC/ Q 0210Autoclave Operator
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