PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS – UNIT GROUP 8392

General Description

PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS perform routine tasks in manufacturing plastic and rubber products.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 4、5

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification.

 

Task Information

  • 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

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)839211 PLASTICS FACTORY WORKER

Alternative Title: Plastics Process Hand
Performs routine tasks in manufacturing plastic goods.

Specialisations: Cellular Plastics Cutter、Fibreglass Lay Up Worker

(2)839212 RUBBER FACTORY WORKER

Alternative Title: Rubber Process Hand
Performs routine tasks in manufacturing tyres and other rubber products.

Specialisation: Latex Foam Worker

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