Job description Press Line Operator - Rubber Products Manufacturing in Canada

Find out what work is like for a press line operator - rubber products manufacturing in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Rubber processing machine operators and related workers (NOC 9423).

Rubber processing machine operators and related workers


Rubber processing machine operators and related workers operate rubber processing machinery and assemble and inspect rubber products. They are employed by tire manufacturers and other rubber products manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
  • Rubber products assemblers
  • 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.

Job titles

  • blow-out and test operator - rubber products
  • moulding press tender - rubber products manufacturing
  • refiner mill tender - rubber products manufacturing
  • tire builder
  • tire inspector
  • hose builder, rubber
  • inspector, rubber products manufacturing
  • rubber processing machine operator
  • scrap rubber grinder - recycling
  • cure operator - rubber products manufacturing
  • extruder operator - rubber products manufacturing
  • rubber products assembler
  • banbury operator - rubber products manufacturing
  • belt builder, rubber
  • calender machine operator - rubber products manufacturing

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