Chemical engineer (rubber) - Salary and Career
Chemical Engineers

Chemical engineer (rubber) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They control chemical, physical and biological processes by defining control parameters, standards, analytical methods and sampling systems. They develop processes and systems through research, testing and simulation of processes and products. They design systems and technical equipment. They implement environmental and safety management systems in work processes and procedures by assessing risks, implementing and monitoring control actions. Coordinate teams and work activities. They prepare technical documentation of projects, processes, systems and equipment developed.

How much does an Chemical engineer (rubber) earn

A Chemical engineer (rubber) earns between $6.363 and $26.711 per month, with an average monthly salary of $11.385 and a median salary of $9.350 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 294 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Chemical engineer (rubber)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 11.385 136.615 2.846 56
1º Quartile 6.363 76.357 1.591 32
Median Salary 9.350 112.200 2.338 46
3º Quartile 20.371 244.448 5.093 101
Higher Salary 26.711 320.528 6.678 132

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the exact sciences, physics and engineering
      • engineers, architects
        • chemical engineers

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Main workplaces

Chemical Engineers they operate in a wide field of work, in traditional industries such as food and beverages and also in other branches, such as the extraction of metallic minerals, oil and gas, fuel refining, manufacturing of chemical and petrochemical products, sugar and alcohol industry. They work in a team, cooperatively, and can supervise or be supervised. They are mostly employed in private companies. When they are linked to universities and research institutes, they usually act as professors or researchers. Eventually, in some activities they carry out, they may be exposed to toxic materials, intense noise and high temperatures.

What does it take to work in the field of Chemical Engineers

The exercise of occupations requires a higher education in Chemical Engineering and similar or Technology in Sugar-Alcohol Production, with registration at CREA. In the job market, professionals with postgraduate and specialization courses have been valued.

Functions and activities of Chemical engineer (rubber)

Chemical Engineers must:

  • control chemical, physical and biological processes;
  • coordinate team and work activities;
  • implement environmental management systems;
  • develop processes and systems;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • implement safety of work processes and procedures;
  • elaborate technical documentation;
  • design systems and equipment;
  • work safely;
  • coordinating team and work activities;
  • implant environmental management systems;
  • implementing environmental management systems;

  • Activities

    • perform statistical analysis of data;
    • coordinate team technical qualification;
    • implement a tailings reuse process;
    • provide consultancy and technical assistance;
    • generate basic engineering designs;
    • monitor implementation of processes, systems and equipment;
    • issue technical reports;
    • diagnose causes of work accidents;
    • check equipment compliance and operation;
    • elaborate map of environmental and safety risks;
    • detail construction project;
    • participate in the preparation of projects;
    • define sampling system;
    • perform periodic medical examinations;
    • demonstrate deductive reasoning ability;
    • set work goals;
    • evaluate reports;
    • demonstrate deductive reasoning ability;
    • evaluate the cost benefit of processes;
    • schedule work activities;
    • collect samples;
    • select work team;
    • participate in technical expertise and audits;
    • quantify environmental impacts;
    • prepare legal documentation;
    • elaborate material and chemical safety data sheet;
    • define materials and equipment;
    • recover tailings and effluents (solid, liquid and gaseous);
    • isolate hazardous areas;
    • classify hazards and safety risks;
    • submit a patent application for products and processes;
    • perform periodic inspections;
    • advise the development of career plans;
    • analyze environmental aspects and impacts;
    • evaluate achievement of goals;
    • change process flowchart;
    • demonstrate inductive reasoning ability;
    • specify environmental control actions;
    • implant environmental control actions;
    • develop process simulators;
    • demonstrate focused attention;
    • standardize technical documents;
    • perform material tests and trials;
    • promote technical events and seminars;
    • prospect technological solutions;
    • define operational procedures;
    • register technical memory;
    • evaluate individual and team performance;
    • develop work safety plans;
    • research processes, materials and equipment;
    • set material stock level;
    • participate in the implementation of work processes and procedures;
    • define analytical standards and methods;
    • manage process indicators;
    • participate in safety training at work;
    • report accidents and incidents at work;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • elaborate physical-financial schedule of projects;
    • evaluate consulting and technical assistance;
    • write reports and manuals;
    • establish safety procedures;
    • advise the preparation of career plans;
    • demonstrate logical reasoning ability;
    • calculate balances of mass, energy and momentum;
    • select suppliers of equipment, facilities and supplies;
    • set process control parameters;
    • modify process variables;
    • measure technical and economic feasibility of project;
    • work as a team;
    • analyze samples;
    • log occurrences;
    • delegate tasks;
    • manage process costs;
    • register non-conformities;
    • delegating tasks;
    • quantifying environmental impacts;
    • calculate mass, energy and momentum balances;
    • demonstrate sensory acuity;
    • supervise project implementation;
    • supervise procedures and use of safety equipment;
    • demonstrate sensory acuity;
    • size equipment and systems;
    • generate conceptual design;
    • demonstrate synthesis ability;
    • consult technical, safety and legislation standards;
    • train staff;
    • perform tests in industrial plants;
    • implement tailings reuse process;
    • verify conformity of results;
    • participate in the development of process automation;
    • develop environmental contingency and emergency plans;
    • use epi and epc;
    • classify safety hazards and risks;
    • require equipment maintenance;
    • check compliance with technical and safety standards;
    • validate processes;
    • detail the construction project;
    • work as a team;
    • disclose plans, goals and results;
    • simulate processes;
    • demonstrate critical sense;
    • issue technical standards;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • make decisions;

    Sectors that hire Chemical engineer (rubber) the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • oil and natural gas extraction
    • support activities for oil and natural gas extraction
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • manufacture of intermediates for plasticizers, resins and fibers
    • maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment for oil prospecting and extraction
    • transportation pipeline
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of thermoplastic resins

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