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Chemical Production Operator

Kaiwhakamahi Whakaputa Matū

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Chemical production operators perform a variety of tasks involved in producing toiletries or pharmaceutical products, including ointments, creams, aerosols, tablets, capsules, bandages and vaccines.

Pay

Chemical production operators with up to four years' experience usually earn

$17-$22 per hour

Chemical production operators with more than four years' experience usually earn

$22-$28 per hour

Source: Competenz and New Zealand Pharmaceuticals, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a chemical production operator are poor because the industry is small and turnover is low.
Chemical production operator oversees a production line in a factory

Chemical production operators control the temperature and operation of machines

Last updated 19 November 2018