Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes workers who assemble, finish and inspect plastic parts and finished products. They are employed by plastic products manufacturing companies and plastic parts divisions of aircraft or other manufacturing companies.
fibreglass laminator, plastic bottle trimmer, plastic parts assembler, plastic products fabricator, plastic products inspector and tester, plastic tank assembler, plastics assembler, plastics inspector, plastics trimmer, skylight assembler.
- Operate machines or equipment, or use hand tools to cut, shape, splice and fit plastic materials to form parts and assemblies
- Assemble composite materials on patterns to form parts and assemblies using bonding agents
- Operate spray-gun unit to apply resin mixtures to metal or wooden mould to form plastic products
- Load and operate autoclave oven to cure and bond plastic parts and subassemblies
- Operate finishing equipment to trim, grind or buff plastic products into final form.
- Inspect manufactured plastic products for defects and conformance to specifications and quality standards, visually or using instruments
- Affix seals or tags to approved plastic products and mark and reroute defective products for repair or recycle
- Prepare reports on products inspected
- Make minor adjustments and repairs to products.
Outlook & Prospects for Plastic Products Assemblers, Finishers and Inspectors in Lanaudière Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lanaudière Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-26|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Lanaudiere region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
- Over the past two years, the Saint-Calixte campground has invested $10M to build a family amusement park. The imminent opening of a haunted house will create 30 jobs, in addition to the existing 104. (available in French only)
- The city of Lavaltrie opened the Desjardins aquatic complex, which includes, among others, a semi-Olympic sized swimming pool and water games, following an investment of more than $1.5M (available in French only)
- A new residence for seniors will be built for $4M in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes. This establishment will include 21 apartments. (available in French only)
- The opening of Saint-Hippolyte's new library, following a $2.9M investment (available in French only)
- A new $30M residential construction project is now underway in Terrebonne. Located in the Urbanova area, the Atmosphéra includes the construction of 8 buildings of 16 condominiums. (available in French only)
- Acier Majeau, a steel and aluminum distributor located in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, announced an investment of $3.2M to expand its premises. This project will double the surface area of the warehouse and create approximately 10 jobs, in addition to the existing 35. (available in French only)
- The Mascouche-based group of automotive dealerships Albi le Géant recently opened its new Albi Infinity dealership. This new establishment required a $16M investment and enabled 50 new jobs to be created. (available in French only)
- The Government of Québec will invest close to $171M in highway infrastructure over the course of 2014-2016, split between 115 sites in the Lanaudière region (available in French only)
- The agricultural cooperative, Agrivert, announced the construction of a new warehouse of more than 13,000 square feet in Saint-Barthélemy (available in French only)
- Certilab, an analysis lab, will expand its facilities in Saint-Charles-Borromée, which should enable it to hire additional staff (available in French only)
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