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$1,027 per week
Decline

Overview

Plastics and Rubber Factory Workers perform routine tasks in manufacturing plastic and rubber products.

Day-to-day

  • dumping material into hoppers of machines
  • stopping moulding machines and discharging contents
  • cutting foam products from foam blocks
  • cleaning, smoothing and waxing moulds for making products
  • brushing and spraying release agents onto moulds to assist with the removal of moulded products
  • building up layers of fibreglass and resin on moulds
  • cleaning work areas, tools and equipment
  • may smooth rough edges of moulds using files, grinders and sanders.

To become a Plastics and Rubber Factory Worker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Quality Assurance And Control

  • Forklift Operation

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Heavy Lifting

  • Machine Operation

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