Rubber processing machine operators - Emploi d'avenir

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Rubber processing machine operators

Operate rubber processing machines and assemble and inspect rubber articles in factories manufacturing tires or other rubber items.
You have a love for mechanics and you like to understand manufacturing processes. Your dexterity allows you to accomplish various tasks with meticulousness and efficiency. Your sense of observation helps you to detect possible defects to remedy them quickly.

Average salary20$ / hour


Workers in this unit group operate rubber processing machinery and assemble and inspect rubber products. They are employed by tire manufacturers and other rubber products manufacturing companies.

Main tasks

Rubber processing machine operators 

  • Set up, operate and tend machinery used for mixing, calendering, extruding, moulding and curing rubber materials or rubber products
  • Load or feed rubber, pigments, filler, oil and chemicals into machines
  • Check and monitor processing conditions and product quality
  • Adjust machines to proper setting as required
  • Train or assist in training new workers.

Assemblers, rubber products 

  • Lay out and prepare rubber materials for assembly
  • Operate machines or equipment or use hand tools to cut, shape, splice, fit and cement rubber materials to form rubber parts or finished rubber products
  • Operate finishing machines or equipment to trim, grind, or buff rubber products into final form
  • Train or assist in training new workers.

Rubber products inspectors

  • Inspect finished rubber products for defects and conformance to specifications and quality standards, visually or using instruments
  • Affix seals or tags to approved products and mark and reroute defective products for repair or recycle
  • Fill out product inspection report
  • May make minor adjustments or repairs to products.



Moulding Machine Set-up and Operation

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Mauricie

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