Plastics Factory Worker – ANZSCO 839211

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Performs routine tasks in manufacturing plastic goods.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

  • Plastics Process Hand


  • Cellular Plastics Cutter
  • Fibreglass Lay Up Worker

Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8392 Plastics and Rubber Factory Workers


perform routine tasks in manufacturing plastic and rubber products.


  • dumping material into hoppers of machines
  • stopping moulding machines and discharging contents
  • cutting foam products from foam blocks
  • cleaning, smoothing and waxing moulds for making products
  • brushing and spraying release agents onto moulds to assist with the removal of moulded products
  • building up layers of fibreglass and resin on moulds
  • cleaning work areas, tools and equipment
  • may smooth rough edges of moulds using files, grinders and sanders

Skill Level

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