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Injection Moulding Operator

Aliases: Moulding Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Rubber Industry


JOB DESCRIPTION 

The tasks an Injection Moulding Machine Operator (Plastic) is expected to perform include:

Feeding the rubber compound/strip into the injection moulding machine for making rubber parts

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 

It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Working hours

 

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from nursery to nursery
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

 

Minimum – 10th
Certified training for Injection Moulding Operator (programme aligned to RSC/Q 0207released by Rubber Skill Development Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 

 

Knowledge of the injection moulding machine and its operation, including the typical process followed for different batches
Familiar with the possible causes of common moulding problems & their remedies 
Knowledge of the health hazards of the process and compounding ingredients 
Familiar with different heating systems like steam/electrical/thermic fluid including the correlation of steam pressure and temperature
Well-versed with the influence of parameters (e.g. time, temperature, pressure) on the injection moulding operation
Knowledge of the operation of the moulding machine (equipment working, possible setting levels, typical process followed for different batches)
Well-versed with the different types of Injection moulding machines, distributions systems and moulds
Ability to response to emergencies e.g. power failures, fire and system failures and manual intervention to avoid disaster
Familiar with the usage of weighing scale, time, temperature & pressure measurement
Well-versed with the process and importance of quality checks, including visual, hardness and dimension checks
Knowledge of the various documents that need to be maintained 
Knowledge of the procedures for recording damage, breakages etc
Familiar with the importance of maintaining accurate up-to-date records
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Training in the operation of machinery

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

 

Rubber Training Institute
Indian Rubber Institute
Labournet
IL&FS Skills
HASETRI
NewTek India Pvt. Ltd.
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Injection Moulding Helper → Injection Moulding Operator

Transfer option

 

India: Yes
Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

 

For fresher - ₹ 7,000 to ₹ 8,000 per month
For candidates with 2 years of experience and above - ₹ 8,000 to ₹ 10,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Worked as a semi-skilled helper for 3-6 months in the same role

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Rubber manufacturing companies across India

KEYWORDS 

Injection Moulding Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158141.0713Injection Moulding Operator
ISCO 20088141 Rubber Products Machine Operators
NIC 200822119; 22199; 20132Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes n.e.c.; Manufacture of other rubber products n.e.c.; Manufacture of synthetic rubber in primary forms
QP ReferenceRSC/ Q 0207Injection Moulding Operator
NSQFNANA
REFERENCES 

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