Industrial Cleaning Process Occupations

Industrial cleaning process occupations clean manufactured goods, plant and machinery, industrial premises and building exteriors.


New workers

New workers start around £9,996. Normal pay is £19,265 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £28,957.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 99,905 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Washes, rinses, dries and cleans manufactured goods, and stacks cleaned articles ready for removal.

  • Dismantles engines, boilers, furnaces and other industrial plant and machinery, cleans component parts and reassembles equipment.

  • Uses industrial hoovering, polishing, pressure washer, steam cleaning and sandblasting equipment to clean industrial premises and building exteriors.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Housekeeping

  • Machinery

  • Manual Handling

  • Fabrication

  • Construction

  • Forklift Truck

  • Hand Tools

  • Power Tool Operation

  • Welding

  • Textiles

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Cleanliness

  • Communication

  • Loading And Unloading

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Management

  • Lifting Ability

  • Operations

  • Detail Oriented

  • Teamwork

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.