Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing (NOC 9615)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum 13.00$
Median 18.33$
Maximum 24.31$
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
3,500
Skill level
Elemental (generally secondary studies uncompleted)

Nature of work

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
  • - Continued…
  • - 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.

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school education is usually required.

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