Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing

Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing

NOC
9615

Assist machine operators, transport materials and perform similar tasks in rubber and plastics products manufacturing companies.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

8
 

Median Hourly Wage

$15.00
$12.69
Low
$20.00
High

Median Salary

$24,838
 

Typically Required

On-the-job training

Employed

93
 

% Working Full Time

89%
 

% Working Full Year

56%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Labourers in this unit group assist machine operators, transport materials and perform similar tasks. They are employed by rubber and plastic products manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Assist machine operators or assemblers in performing their duties
  • Assist in setting up and dismantling machinery and equipment
  • Clean and lubricate machinery and equipment
  • Transport materials and tools to and from work areas using hand trucks or other conveyance
  • Prepare raw materials for mixing process
  • Monitor machines to watch for jammed materials or defective products.

Also Known As

  • belt builder helper
  • labourer - plastic products manufacturing
  • labourer - rubber products manufacturing
  • machine offbearer - rubber products manufacturing
  • mould cleaner - rubber products manufacturing
  • moulded products stripper - rubber and plastic products manufacturing
  • roll changer - rubber manufacturing
  • spreader operator helper - plastic products manufacturing
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.

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

27.1%
Female
72.9%
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

19.0%
15-24
9.5%
25-34
38.1%
35-44
14.3%
45-54
19.0%
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.

Data legend

27.8%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
50.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
22.2%
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.

Data legend

81.8%
Manufacturing
9.1%
Wholesale trade
9.1%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
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.

Data legend

35.00%
Northeast
30.00%
Southeast
25.00%
Southwest
10.00%
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

$14,284
Northeast
N/A
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.

Northeast

$15.00
$12.50
Low
$20.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
No Data Available

Northwest

$16.01
$13.69
Low
$19.00
High
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

$24,838

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$41,267

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

New Brunswick

$24,838

Newfoundland

$20,039

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$44,082

Canada

$29,258
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

8
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

9
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

46
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

16
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

29