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Field/Sector: Chemical Industry
Professional area: Chemical operator

Code of the profession: Brak kodu

VOCATIONAL TASKS CATALOGUE


No. Category of the task
A Technological tasks
A-1 Prepare, execute and monitor a logistic plan.
A-2 Conducting physical processes (thermal, mechanical, EI&C), chemical processes, biological processes.
A-3 Taking samples, sample analysis, participating in quality control.
A-4 Lock out and tag out of installation, maintenance or repair.
B Organizational tasks
C Managing and cooperation tasks
D Quality control and assessment tasks

SKILLS CATALOGUE for OCCUPATIONAL TASKS


Occupational task: A-1:
Prepare, execute and monitor a logistic plan.
No. Skills
1 Understand / compare the required specification for supplies and products.
2 Consults others where necessary (colleagues, supervisor).
3 Maintain accurate records and documentation.
4 Report deviations correctly and inform the involved departments/colleagues/customers.
5 Liaise with suppliers to ensure supplier has adequate back up stock levels.
6 Manage hazards including handling and safe disposal according to environmental rules and procedures.
7 Carry out / ensure quality checks prior to supplies being used or products being dispatched.
8 Respond to safety and environmental requirements within the task.
9 Read and understand the plan of production schedules in relation to customer demand.
10 Arrange and manage deliveries.
11 Arrange and manage dispatches.
12 Respond to changes in the planned logistic schedule.
13 Deals cost- consciously with materials and products.

Occupational task: A-2:
Conducting physical processes (thermal, mechanical, EI&C), chemical processes, biological processes.
No. Skills
1 Evaluate the task schedule/work plan according to the current situation of the plant.
2 Adapt the work plan to task specific needs (taking into account the optimization of processes, work safety regulations and product quality).
3 Select respective instrumentation according to the process being conducted.
4 Clarify equipment parts and describe their function correctly.
5 Install the respective equipment correctly.
6 Executes specific operational needs according to the process that is to be conducted.
7 Handle equipment correctly.
8 Describe and explain processes and their visualization on the screen.
9 Work accurately and precisely.
10 Fill the vessels technically correct with raw materials and takes equipment specifics into account.
11 Fills vessels technically correct, abiding by safety regulations.
12 Choose and uses the respective preventive measures and PPE.
13 Prepare the raw material according to process needs.
14 Weigh in the required amount of raw material according to the specific situation.
15 Calculate required values by applying theoretical rules to the operation specifics.
16 Choose necessary parameters.
17 Read the piping and instrumentation diagram.
18 Compile an instrumentation and piping diagram abiding by DIN EU ISO 10628 into a given matrix.
19 Marks points of measurement in a piping and instrumentation diagram abiding by EN 62424.
20 Researches information about the operation mode of the points of measurement in the equipment he is currently using.
21 Enter standardized points of measurement into a piping and instrumentation diagram correctly.
22 Scale the controller abiding by the aforementioned principles correctly.
23 Record respective values and export results into respective software (such as Excel).
24 Evaluate recorded data by help of the compilation of trend graphs.
25 Carry out the task schedule as it is intended.
26 Estimate requirements for material against suppliers stock levels to ensure production targets.
27 Uses correct materials and hardware according to situation.
28 Handles machinery manually (and via screen) according to process specifications.
29 Operates IT-equipment like PCs, touch screens, joy sticks, printers.
30 Researches the application range of equipment on the internet and in reference books.
31 Writes an appropriate protocol containing all results.
32 Correctly dismantles and reinstalls the equipment.
33 Cleans the equipment correctly and accurately abiding by safety regulations and plant intern standards.
34 Handle chemicals and equipment according to safety regulations.
35 Transfer/ add the raw material into the equipment correctly, taking specific safety regulations into account.
36 Estimate requirements for material against supplier?s stock levels to ensure production targets.
37 Clean / finish the product correctly.
38 Choose the right container for the respective product, abiding by work place safety regulations.
39 Point out unsafe situations and malfunctions in the production process (also by help of automatically generated details) and deal with them adequately.
40 Respond to faults which can cause safety and/or environmental problem.
41 Records data according to specified plan.
42 Calculate required values taking equipment specifics into account.
43 Conduct the experiment carefully and accurately (twice).
44 Record the required data.
45 Compile a characteristic curve.
46 Adjust experiment specific parameters.
47 Take safety measures into account.
48 Evaluate the respective data and compile a characteristic curve in form of a graph using calculation software.
49 Make a production plan.
50 Deliver products that full fills plant intern standards.
51 Monitor and assess the process and recognize faults and problems during the process.
52 Complete log sheets, sample results, product quality certificates, maintenance request forms, reports and any other written form required by the day to day running of the plant.
53 Start emergency procedures and call authoritative / supervisory staff.
54 Identify a basic approach for a solution to react to a hazardous problem.
55 Change and adjust the production depending on faults detected.
56 Establish the deviations from the desired specifications, possible causes and the solutions for improving the faults.
57 Use operating and emergency procedures as a guide to take the correct actions until authoritative assistance arrives.
58 Report on the process upset clearly and accurately.
59 Monitor and directs all operations in hazardous situations concerning the safety of the plant, personnel and environment until authoritative assistance arrives.
60 Fill in and update necessary documentation about the process, products and safety instructions correct.
61 Take samples operating the respective sampling devices.
62 Measure the required values.
63 Adjust parameters according to the requirements.
64 End the process if a certain value is reached.
65 Interpret the measured values and determine the need for optimization.
66 Adjust respective parameters as to maintain/reach optimal parameter settings.
67 Determine the respective value correctly.
68 Operate the laboratory techniques correctly.
69 Check the E/I & C technology correctly and evaluate their functioning.
70 Conduct a test series at set value as to determine the state of parameter settings.
71 Compile trend graphs of respective values and evaluate them keeping in mind the optimal parameter setting.
72 Calculate the respective corrective factors.
73 Compare the recorded data with a reference (graphs or classification standards etc.) and evaluate the data.
74 Write an appropriate protocol documenting all steps of action.
75 Compare the results to set required values.
76 Correctly update the documentation and log according to the procedure.
77 Communicate correctly with manufacturing, maintenance companies etc. for production equipment.
78 Deduce the essential matters from information and gives well-founded proposals for improvement.

Occupational task: A-3:
Taking samples, sample analysis, participating in quality control.
No. Skills
1 Distinguish processes for taking and preparing samples for in process control und final product check.
2 Pick and reasons the required method for sample taking.
3 Prepare samples und sampling devices as well as pay attention to specifics of the equipment and safety regulations.
4 Take samples correctly.
5 Pack and store samples correctly.
6 Compile a documentation for the samples.
7 Organize and document the passing on of samples to the lab.
8 Interpret decisive characteristics for quality.
9 Executing analyses at production process.
10 Presenting and evaluating results of an analysis.
11 Deduce characteristics for quality of the product.
12 Evaluate deviations depending on the qualitative goal.
13 Present measured results in technically correct for.
14 Report on the results and the respective conclusions.
15 Executing adjustments of equipment parameters.
16 Evaluate interventions on the equipment by taking and analyzing samples again.
17 Report deviations and started ramifications to supervisors.
18 Deduce possibilities to augment quality specifically for the process together with colleagues.
19 Apply models and methods of process development and optimization (GMP, GLP).
20 Integrate regulations into the process.

Occupational task: A-4:
Lock out and tag out of installation, maintenance or repair.
No. Skills
1 Understand / compare the required documentation of machinery and working permits.
2 Consults others when necessary (colleagues, maintenance).
3 Consults others when necessary (colleagues, maintenance).
4 Proactive behaviour in maintenance of the installation parts.
5 Use the correct personal protective equipment.
6 Use operating procedures, administrative checks, emergency response and other management approaches to prevent incidents or to minimize the effect of an incident by hot-work procedures and confined sp
7 Identify and use of proper personnel safety material and equipment.
8 Shut down, isolate and prepare process units or production equipment for maintenance.
9 Maintain accurate records and documentation.
10 Report deviations correctly and inform the involved departments/colleagues.
11 Monitor own or contractor maintenance work and identify unsafe and improper working procedures and conditions.
12 Read and understand the plan of maintenance schedules.
13 Perform and monitor minor repair and maintenance work according audited procedures on mechanical, electrical and instrument field.
14 Assist and cooperate with maintenance personnel during refurbishing, de-bottlenecking and turnaround activities
15 Organise and use tools, machinery, equipment, chemicals and energy for doing proper and safe maintenance work.
16 Monitor the use of reliable equipment and working methods during maintenance work.


PSYCHOPHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS CATALOGUE for THE OCCUPATION


No. Psychophysical characteristics
Abilities
1 Instruct a team on all necessary work steps needed to provide raw material of the right quality autonomously.
2 Monitor that the (safety) instructions concerning the transportation and preparation of raw material are followed by all members of a team.
3 Assume responsibility of his/her own safety and of a team.
4 Coordinate his/her own work schedule and of a schedule of a team.
5 Assume responsibility of the cost efficiency of the works executed by a team and optimises hand on tool times.
6 Monitor that the team provides the right raw material of the right quality for the production process.
7 Report on team work progress.
8 Optimise work processes through open communication with operators, maintenance team members, contractor team members, management, suppliers and (internal) customers.
9 Propose and assume responsibility of improvement the initiatives and projects.
10 Autonomously execute all steps of the adapted work plan/task schedule.
11 Autonomously instruct their team on the adapted work plan and monitor that all steps are being carried out.
12 Autonomously instruct their team on the instrumentation to use after consulting the piping and instrumentation diagram.
13 Take responsibility for the correct installation of the equipment used by his team.
14 Instructs team on the correct preparation of the equipment.
15 Executes and controls respective process preparation autonomously and verifies quality and safety of the process.
16 Assume responsibility for fellow workers.
17 Autonomously initiate weighing in of raw material and take responsibility for the correct weighing.
18 Instruct team on the correct handling of chemicals and equipment/laboratory techniques according to safety regulations.
19 Take responsibility for the task schedule being carried out by the team according to his specifications.
20 Supervise.
21 Autonomously adjust equipment settings to situational needs of the process and instructs co-workers in the process.
22 Autonomously decide on ramifications to start and stop the process safely.
23 Instruct fellow workers on these ramifications.
24 Assume responsibility for his and his colleagues? safety.
25 Instruct team on the application range of the respective equipment.
26 Supervise that the equipment is used in the prescribed way.
27 Autonomously instruct his team on the in plant standards regarding the cleanliness of the equipment.
28 Supervise that these standards are maintained by his team.
29 Take responsibility for the keeping of respective in plant standards.
30 Instruct his team on the correct handling of chemicals.
31 Autonomously instruct team on how to clean the products correctly.
32 Take responsibility for the correct and accurate cleaning of products and the resulting quality.
33 Autonomously instruct team on the right containers for respective products.
34 Assume responsibility for the correct storing of products.
35 Supervise a team in adjusting processes according to respective specification.
36 Assume responsibility for the quality of the product.
37 Autonomously evaluate required values taking theoretical foundations into account and thereby control the process.
38 Autonomously determine the ideal parameters for the experiment.
39 Take safety regulations into account.
40 Autonomously instruct team on the respective parameters.
41 Take responsibility for the delivered products to maintain plant intern standards.
42 Instruct team on these standards.
43 Autonomously check the assessment of the working process by his colleagues on the basis of his experience.
44 Instruct team on emergency procedures and supervise these procedures.
45 Decide on improvement action autonomously after consulting with his team.
46 Evaluate the deviations from the desired specifications, possible causes and the solutions for improving the faults autonomously and instruct a team on improvement actions.
47 Instruct team on emergency actions autonomously and take responsibility for their success.
48 Monitor and direct all operations in hazardous situations concerning the safety of the plant, personnel and environment, taking responsibility for the success of these operations.
49 Supervise the correct logging and writing of necessary documentation about the process, products and safety instructions.
50 Autonomously instruct team to regularly take samples and thereby controls the production process, relating the importance of this practice to his team.
51 Supervise the process of sample taking and evaluate the respective results autonomously.
52 Autonomously determine the need for optimization and enact all necessary measures.
53 Be competent in using methods for process control.
54 Evaluate the results recorded in the protocol autonomously.
55 Assume responsibility for choosing the right sampling method.
56 Takes responnsibility for abiding by safety regulations.
57 Autonomously takes samples from the equipment correctly.
58 Autonomously store samples correctly.
59 Assume responsibility for the correct documentation.
60 Assume responsibility for passing on samples.
61 Autonomous execution of analyses.
62 Supervise the working process.
63 Take responsibility for the documentation of results.
64 Lead a team.
65 Autonomous execution.
66 Supervise the working process.
67 Take responsibility for passing on information.
68 Autonomously supervise the working process and recognize potential for optimization.
69 Apply models and methods of process development and optimization autonomously.
70 Autonomous integrates regulations into the process.
71 Instruct and monitor that the (safety) instructions of a work permit are followed by all members of a team.
72 Assume responsibility of his/her own safety and of a team.
73 Monitor the quality of the work executed by a team.
74 Optimise work processes through open communication with operators, maintenance team members, contractor team members, management and suppliers.
75 Propose and assume responsibility of improvement initiatives and projects.
76 Instruct a team on all necessary work steps for shutting down, isolating and preparing process units for maintenance autonomously.
77 Supervise documentation of maintenance preparation.
78 Assume responsibility of his/her own safety and of a team.
79 Report deviations proactively and correctly and inform the involved departments/colleagues.
80 Report on team work progress.
81 Optimise work processes through open communication with operators, maintenance team members, contractor team members, management and suppliers.
82 Propose and assume responsibility of improvement initiatives and projects.
83 Instruct a team on all necessary work steps autonomously if the need for maintenance work occurs.
84 Assume responsibility of his/her own safety and of a team.
85 Coordinate his/her own work schedule and the schedule of a team concerning minor repairs and maintenance work.
86 Assume responsibility of the cost efficiency of the works and repairs executed executed by a team and optimises hand on tool times.
87 Report on the state of maintenance in the plant autonomously and proactively.
88 Optimise work processes and detect maintenance needs through open communications with operators, maintenance team members, contractor team members, management and suppliers.
89 Propose and assume responsibility of improvement and maintaining of the equipment state initiatives and projects.
Traits
Sensory and motor skill