Rubber processing machine operators and related

Rubber processing machine operators and related

NOC
9423

- Rubber processing machine operators and related workers

Work for tire manufacturers and other rubber products manufacturing companies to operate rubber processing machinery and to assemble and inspect rubber products.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

7
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$31,268
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

77
 

% Working Full Time

94%
 

% Working Full Year

56%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Workers in this unit group operate rubber processing machinery and assemble and inspect rubber products. They are employed by tire manufacturers and other rubber products manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Rubber processing machine operators perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Assemblers, rubber products perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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 perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Also Known As

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

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Experience as a labourer in the same company may be required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

18.8%
Female
81.2%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

12.5%
15-24
18.8%
25-34
31.3%
35-44
18.8%
45-54
18.8%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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17.7%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
47.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
11.8%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
23.5%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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46.7%
Manufacturing
13.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
13.3%
Construction
26.7%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

31.30%
Northeast
37.50%
Southeast
18.80%
Southwest
12.50%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

N/A
Northeast
$30,825
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$31,268

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$54,240

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$31,268

Newfoundland

$42,226

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$52,220

Canada

$45,842
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

7
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

28
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

5
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

20