9535- Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Job 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.

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.

Additional Inormation: 

Mobility among the various workers in this unit group is possible.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing (9615)
Plastics processing machine operators (9422)
Rubber processing machine operators and related workers (9423)
Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing (9214)

Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X