Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

NOC
9535

Assemble, finish and inspect plastic parts and finished products.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

3
 

Median Hourly Wage

$18.00
$15.00
Low
$26.30
High

Median Salary

$26,974
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

57
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

67%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes workers who assemble, finish and inspect plastic parts and finished products. They are employed by plastic products manufacturing companies and plastic parts divisions of aircraft or other manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Plastic products assemblers and finishers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Operate machines or equipment, or use hand tools to cut, shape, splice and fit plastic materials to form parts and assemblies
  • Assemble composite materials on patterns to form parts and assemblies using bonding agents
  • Operate spray-gun unit to apply resin mixtures to metal or wooden mould to form plastic products
  • Load and operate autoclave oven to cure and bond plastic and composite parts and subassemblies
  • Operate finishing equipment to trim, grind or buff plastic products into final form.

Plastic products inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Inspect manufactured plastic products for defects and conformance to specifications and quality standards, visually or using instruments
  • Affix seals or tags to approved plastic products and mark and reroute defective products for repair or recycle
  • Prepare reports on products inspected
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs to products
  • May train or assist in training new workers.

Also Known As

  • fibreglass laminator
  • plastic bottle trimmer
  • plastic parts assembler
  • plastic products fabricator
  • plastic products inspector and tester
  • plastic tank assembler
  • plastics assembler
  • plastics inspector
  • plastics trimmer
  • skylight assembler - plastic products manufacturing
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • Experience as a labourer in the same company may be required for assemblers, finishers and inspectors.
  • 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

25.6%
Female
74.4%
Male
Employment by age

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

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18.2%
15-24
27.3%
25-34
18.2%
35-44
0.0%
45-54
36.4%
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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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
55.6%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
22.2%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
0.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
22.2%
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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66.7%
Manufacturing
16.7%
Construction
16.7%
Transportation and warehousing
0.0%
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.

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0.00%
Northeast
20.00%
Southeast
40.00%
Southwest
20.00%
Central
20.00%
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.

No Data Available

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No Data Available
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

Southeast

$18.00
$15.50
Low
$26.30
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
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

$26,974

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

N/A

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

New Brunswick

$26,974

Newfoundland

$21,990

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$36,312

Canada

$32,887
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

3
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

15
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

15