Chemical Supervisor

Manage activities of workers engaged in converting woodpulp into viscose.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Chemical Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in converting woodpulp into viscose for use in manufacturing cellophane and rayon: Orders rolls of pressed woodpulp transferred from storage to shredding room. Directs workers in moving controls to regulate caustic treatment of pulp to form alkali cellulose. Sets conveyor speed for specified aging of cellulose traveling through process chambers. Directs operation of equipment that mixes and blends cellulose with chemicals to form viscose. Directs workers in moving controls of valves and pumps to filter viscose and transfer viscose to storage. Trains workers in operation of equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Chemical Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Chemical Plant Operator Supervisor, Industrial Chemicals Supervisor, Supervisor, Chemical

    How to become a Chemical Supervisor

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