Rubber Production Machine Operator

Rubber Production Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture rubber products, such as tyres.

Overview

Rubber Production Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture rubber products, such as tyres.

Day-to-day

  • operates controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
  • measures and loads materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
  • monitors operation, regulates material supply and adds chemicals and colorants to mixture
  • lays casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
  • operates rollers to remove air
  • operates vulcaniser presses and controls curing
  • examines output for defects and conformity to specifications
  • performs minor repairs and maintains production records.

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