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Rubber Process Operatives

Rubber process operatives attend and operate masticating, calendering, mixing, forming, shaping, moulding, extruding, cutting, trimming and winding machines to make and repair rubber products.

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About this Career

£25,644

Average salary

New workers start around £16,506.47. Normal pay is £25,644 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,810.59.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Locates defects and repairs worn and faulty sheathing, belting and rubber and pneumatic tyres.
  • Trims, sandblasts, or manipulates rubber article against abrasive wheel to finish product.
  • Prepares surfaces and coats or lines metal or other products with rubber.
  • Operates winding machinery to form endless belts and builds up rubberised material to form industrial belting and pneumatic tyres.
  • Regulates speed, temperature and pressure of masticating, mixing, extruding and vacuum moulding machinery.
  • Ascertains ingredients and mixing requirements, feeds machine or regulates flow from feed conveyors and hoppers.

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Active Learning
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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
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Mathematics
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Speaking
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Science
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Writing
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Truro College
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Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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