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Kettle Operator Salary
in Arizona, United States

$41,042 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Kettle Operator is $41,042 a year and $20 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Kettle Operator is between $30,605 and $49,728. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Kettle Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls automatic or semiautomatic equipment to polymerize solutions in reaction kettles to produce synthetic-rubber polymers, such as silicone or neoprene, following written specifications: weighs solid or liquid chemical additives, using balance or floor scale.
  • Dumps ingredients into kettle, using overhead hoist.
  • Turns valves to load kettles with monomer, catalyst, and modifier solutions.
  • Starts agitator and turns steam or water valves to activate and control polymerization.
  • Observes and records dial and gauge readings, and draws and tests samples to determine degree of completion of polymerization.
  • Turns valves to release vacuum and to cool batch to terminate polymerization.
  • Starts pumps to transfer nonreacted materials to rerun tank.
  • Flushes kettle with water and changes filter socks, or cleans kettle, using brushes and cleaning solvents.
  • May remove reactor cover and manually dump catalyst in reactor.
Kettle Operator Job Prevalence in Arizona, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Kettle Operator jobs: 70

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Kettle Operator Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Kitchen Production Operators
Feb 28
Mesa, AZ, USA
Elwood Staffing
Duties for Kitchen Production Operator includes, but is not limited to: * cooking processes to learn - roasting, sweet kettle and brittle making * The operator opens the packages of nuts -- mostly 40 ...
Food Production Operator
Feb 5
Mesa, AZ, USA
Express Employment Professionals
For each of those machines, the operator lifts 50 pound bags to fill each of the kettles. * 2 ... One kettle holds 17 - 50lbs bags and the second kettle holds 15 - 50lbs bags. The candidate must be ...
Kitchen Operators
Mar 12
Mesa, AZ, USA
Express Employment Professionals
... kettle and brittle making * The operator opens the packages of nuts -- mostly 40-50 lbs and measures to cook the nuts. They will cook about 20-50 pounds of nuts at a time. * The Kitchen is using ...
Production Operator
Feb 26
Mesa, AZ, USA
Elwood Staffing
Production Operators will monitor machines and product flow to make sure the machines are packaging correctly. As a Production Operator you will load large rolls of film so that the machines make a ...
Production Operator I - Loader
Feb 20
Tucson, AZ, USA
Gas Cylinder Operator I in Tucson, AZ Are Safety, Ethics and Excellent Customer Service important to you? Are you intrigued by supporting customers in aerospace, hospitals, labs, universities ...
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