Rubber Production Machine Operator

Rubber Production Machine Operators use machines to manufacture various rubber products. They also operate machinery to finish and polish rubber products.

Duties and tasks

  • Loading materials into appropriate machines
  • Making adjustments to machinery as needed
  • Operating controls and dials to produce rubber
  • Performing minor maintenance and regulatory tasks as needed
  • Regulating the rubber production process by watching switches, dials, and gauges
  • Vulcanising rubber via various machine processes
  • Skills required
  • Ability to manipulate and control dials, switches, and gauges
  • Active listening skills
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Time management and organisation
  • Use of logic and reasoning

Working conditions

Rubber Production Machine Operators typically work in factory settings. At times, they may work in smaller plants or workshops where rubber is produced or refined.

Professional associations / Industry information

Manufacturing Skills Australia

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