Kettle Operator

Top Kettle Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Kettle Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Kettle Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.1% of Kettle Operator resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Kettle Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Kettle Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

high Demand

2. Repair Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Repair Procedures is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Inspect problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures.

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3. Raw Materials

high Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Loaded raw materials into 6,000 gallon kettle, heating each batch to 300 degrees.
  • Check and account for raw materials in production of rock candy.

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4. Production Sheets

high Demand

5. Process Liquid

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6. Solid Materials

high Demand

7. RAN

high Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, picking, stocking, staging, fabrication and transportation of goods.
  • Transferred Material From Mono-Rail Hoists To Bridge Cranes, Where Material Was Moved To The Front Floor For Cleaning.
  • Weighed and dumped prescribed solids, granular, or powdered ingredients into kettles, according to production sheet.
  • Operate the overhead bridge crane in a safe, secure, and productive manner.
  • Load lumber in a kettle with temperature range from 700 to 1000 degree.
  • Used overhead cranes to lower various steel work pieces into molten zinc.
  • Run overhead cranes and run the shift, heavy equipment.
  • Operated cranes and forklifts efficiently and safely.
  • Transported equipment and materials between work sites.
  • Operated crane to hot dip galvanize skill.
  • Maintained a crane and fork lift license.
  • Transfer of product to kettles and tanks.
  • Lifted them out of the zinc and ran the cranes around the track to the scale.
  • Lead small group to hot-dip galvanize steel in a safe and efficient manner,,using cranes
  • Operated Mono Rail Hoist's, Bridge Cranes, Fork-Trucks And High Reaches.

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8. Quality Checks

high Demand
Here's how Quality Checks is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Performed quality checks of resins while in process ensuring chemicals were reacting properly per batch instructions.
  • Conducted pre batch of raw materials and verified correct amounts of materials added to batch.Performed quality checks for viscosity and cleanliness.

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9. Heavy Equipment

high Demand

10. Liquid Materials

high Demand
Here's how Liquid Materials is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Turn valves or start automatic metering pumps that admit specified quantity of liquid materials into kettle.

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11. Hazardous Materials

average Demand

12. Mix Materials

average Demand
Here's how Mix Materials is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Start agitator to mix materials for specified time or stir mixture with paddle.

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13. Laboratory Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Laboratory Analysis is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Draw sample of product for laboratory analysis.

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14. SOP

average Demand

15. Food Preparation

average Demand

16. Chemical Products

average Demand
Here's how Chemical Products is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Control heated reaction kettles to process liquid and solid materials into specified chemical products.
  • Assisted kettle operators process liquid and solid material into specified chemical products Handling of hazardous material and waste Hazmat training Packaging

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17. Product Quality

average Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Implemented root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality.
  • Managed product quality to guarantee compliance with quality policies, procedures and systems.
  • Directed improvements in safety, product quality, service and cost efficiency.

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18. Filter Presses

average Demand
Here's how Filter Presses is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Tended to auxiliary equipment, such as quench tanks and filter presses, to process resulting product.

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19. Different Types

average Demand
Here's how Different Types is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Mix liquid chemicals in large kettle to make different types of plastic resins.

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20. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Operated power and hand tools by using the correct safety methods as described in OSHA standards.

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21. Haccp

low Demand
Here's how Haccp is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Follow recipes & HACCP to ensure correct completion.

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22. Final Product

low Demand
Here's how Final Product is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Work with team members to overcome obstacles, monitor and correct both in-process and final product.

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23. Hand Tools

low Demand

24. Acid Value

low Demand
Here's how Acid Value is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Run tests while the batches are being processed for acid value, dry time and the thickness.

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25. Dangerous Chemicals

low Demand
Here's how Dangerous Chemicals is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Received HAZMAT and HAZCOM training for handling dangerous chemicals.

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26. Tow Motor

low Demand
Here's how Tow Motor is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Operated forklifts, tow motors, hoists, and overhead cranes.

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27. Hot Tar

low Demand

28. Assembly Line

low Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Plant Closed - Moved Overseas) Operated and maintained chemical reactors Operated assembly line for product packaging when needed.

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29. Customer Specifications

low Demand

30. Msds

low Demand
Here's how Msds is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Operated 10000 gallon glue kettle and phenolic resin reactor Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) manager

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31. Vacuum Pressure

low Demand

32. QC

low Demand

33. QA

low Demand
Here's how QA is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Collaborated with QC/QA by authoring Standard Operating Procedures for SQF certification in all aspects of production and manufacturing.
  • Cook batch, get sample of finished product for QA to test.

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34. Machine Operation

low Demand
Here's how Machine Operation is used in Kettle Operator jobs:
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Kettle Operator

Safety Procedures16.7%
Repair Procedures9.6%
Raw Materials9%
Production Sheets7.7%
Process Liquid6.4%
Solid Materials5.8%
RAN5.1%
Quality Checks4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Kettle Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
13.1%
13.1%
2
2
Repair Procedures
Repair Procedures
7.6%
7.6%
3
3
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Production Sheets
Production Sheets
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Process Liquid
Process Liquid
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Solid Materials
Solid Materials
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
RAN
RAN
4%
4%
8
8
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
Liquid Materials
Liquid Materials
3%
3%
11
11
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
3%
3%
12
12
Mix Materials
Mix Materials
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Laboratory Analysis
Laboratory Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
SOP
SOP
2%
2%
15
15
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
2%
2%
16
16
Chemical Products
Chemical Products
2%
2%
17
17
Product Quality
Product Quality
2%
2%
18
18
Filter Presses
Filter Presses
2%
2%
19
19
Different Types
Different Types
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Osha
Osha
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Haccp
Haccp
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Final Product
Final Product
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Acid Value
Acid Value
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
Dangerous Chemicals
Dangerous Chemicals
1.5%
1.5%
26
26
Tow Motor
Tow Motor
1.5%
1.5%
27
27
Hot Tar
Hot Tar
1.5%
1.5%
28
28
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
1.5%
1.5%
29
29
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
1.5%
1.5%
30
30
Msds
Msds
1.5%
1.5%
31
31
Vacuum Pressure
Vacuum Pressure
1.5%
1.5%
32
32
QC
QC
1.5%
1.5%
33
33
QA
QA
1.5%
1.5%
34
34
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
1.5%
1.5%

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