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.


New workers
£ 18,892
£ 29,351
£ 46,710

Available jobs

In the past year there were 3,398 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Performance Management

  • Response Rate

  • Warehousing

  • Accounting

  • Auditing

  • Corporate Tax

  • Insurance Products

  • Internal Auditing

  • Linux

  • Low Latency

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Sales

  • Coaching

  • Customer Service

  • Negotiation

  • Proactivity

  • Professionalism

  • Teaching

  • Team Performance Management

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People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.