Skills Press Line Operator - Rubber Products Manufacturing in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region

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 Checklist

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


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Building Help - Building
  • Restoring and Repairing
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing
  • Analyzing Information


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Processing and Production
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanics and Machinery
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