Skills Press Line Operator - Rubber Products Manufacturing in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "press line operator - rubber products manufacturing" was moved from the group Rubber processing machine operators and related workers (NOC 9423) to the group Rubber processing machine operators and related workers (NOC 94112).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a press line operator - rubber products manufacturing in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Rubber processing machine operators and related workers (NOC 94112).


  • Fill out product inspection reports
  • Set up, operate and tend machinery used for mixing, calendering, extruding, moulding and curing rubber materials or rubber products
  • Check and monitor product quality
  • Train or assist in the training of other workers
  • Lay out and prepare rubber materials for assembly
  • Operate machines or equipment 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
  • Inspect finished rubber products for defects and conformance to specifications and quality standards
  • Affix seal or tags to approved products
  • Make minor adjustments or repairs to products
  • Adjusting machinery and equipment to proper settings
  • Mark and re-route defective products for repair or recycle
  • Load or feed rubber, pigments, filler, oil and chemicals into machines

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing


  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Processing and Production
    • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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