Von dem Team der Shell Rheinland Raffinerie am 17. Jan. 2020
Von allen in Deutschlands größter Raffinerie hergestellten Zwischen- und Endprodukten aus der Rohölverarbeitung wird im werkseigenen Labor eine Probe auf die Einhaltung der vorgegebenen Produkteigenschaften (Spezifikationen) hin untersucht. Das sind etwa Produktqualität, Flammpunkt, Siede- und Kälteverlauf oder der Dampfdruck. Erst nach der Freigabe durch das Labor können Produkte ausgeliefert werden. Bis zu 300.000 Proben werden jährlich im Labor der Rheinland Raffinerie analysiert.
Die physikalisch-technische Handhabung der Analysegeräte sowie die analytische und präparative Chemie gehören dabei zu den wesentlichen Qualifikationen der Labormitarbeiter. Darüber hinaus geht es um die chemische Analyse von Abgasen und Abwässern, damit die vorgegeben Umweltauflagen eingehalten werden. „Wir wollen unseren Laborbereich personell stärken und den Nachwuchs hierfür selbst qualifizieren“, erklärt Felicitas Felten-Becker. Für die Ausbildungsleiterin der Rheinland Raffinerie ist klar: „Indem wir in unsere Ausbildung investieren, stärken wir auch nachhaltig unseren Standort.“
Derzeit befinden sich in der Rheinland Raffinerie mehr als 90 junge Frauen und Männer in der Ausbildung als Chemikant/Chemikantin, Industriemechaniker/Industriemechanikerin sowie Elektroniker/Elektronikerin für Automatisierungstechnik ausgebildet. Informationen zu den raffinerietypischen Lehrberufen gibt es im Internet unter www.shell.de/Ausbildung.
Bildunterschrift: Qualitätscheck für die Produktion: Zukünftig bietet die Rheinland Raffinerie auch die Ausbildung zum Chemielaboranten an.
Die Shell Rheinland Raffinerie ist die größte deutsche Raffinerie. Pro Jahr werden rund 17 Millionen Tonnen Rohöl verarbeitet. Bis zu 3000 Beschäftigte in den Werksteilen in Köln-Godorf und Wesseling produzieren rund zehn Prozent des in Deutschland verbrauchten Diesel- und Ottokraftstoffes, rund 15 Prozent des in Deutschland verbrauchten Kerosins sowie Produkte für die chemische Industrie.
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