Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator
Operates extruding machines to encase wire, cord, cable and optic fibre in plastic or rubber.
Specialisations: Insulation Extruder Operator, Optic Fibre Drawer, Wire Drawer (Plastics)
Plastic Compounding and Reclamation Machine Operator
Operates mixing and grinding machines to prepare plastic powders and liquid blends, and recycle waste plastic materials from factory operations.
Specialisations: Pelletising Extruder Operator, Powder Hand (Plastics), Shredder/Granulator Operator
Plastics Fabricator or Welder
Operates machines to measure, cut, shape, fit and assemble plastics materials to produce plastic products.
Specialisations: Acrylic Fabricator, Vinyl Welder and Fabricator
Plastics Production Machine Operator (General)
Operates extruding, injection moulding and blow moulding machines to produce finished plastic products.
Specialisations: Blow Moulding Machine Operator, Extruding Machine Operator (Plastics), Injection Moulding Machine Operator (Plastics), Lamination Machine Operator, Plastic Production Machine Setter, Rotational Moulding Operator (Plastics)
Reinforced Plastic and Composite Production Worker
Operates machines to apply gelcoat, colouring and fibre reinforced plastic to moulds to produce fibreglass and laminated products.
Specialisations: Fibreglass Gun Hand, Fibreglass Laminator, Resin Transfer Moulding Machine Operator
Rubber Production Machine Operator
Operates machines to manufacture rubber products such as tyres.
Specialisations: Rubber Belt Splicer, Rubber Compounder, Rubber Extrusion Machine Operator, Rubber Knitting and Reinforcing Machine Operator, Rubber Moulding Machine Operator, Rubber Roller Grinder Operator, Tyre Builder, Tyre Retreader
Other Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators
Includes Thermoforming Machine Operator