8392 PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS
PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS perform routine tasks in manufacturing plastic and rubber products.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
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