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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.
fibreglass laminator, plastic bottle trimmer, plastic parts assembler, plastic products fabricator, plastic products inspector and tester, plastic tank assembler, plastics assembler, plastics inspector, plastics trimmer, skylight assembler.
- 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 parts and subassemblies
- Operate finishing equipment to trim, grind or buff plastic products into final form.
- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Plastic Products Assemblers, Finishers and Inspectors in Lanaudière Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lanaudière Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-26|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Lanaudiere region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 09 - Dec 13, 2013
- In Joliette, Desjardins will set up one of its 18 shared services centres, which will offer mortgage processing and other services in 2016. The centre will employ approximately a hundred people, half of them new hires. (available in French only)
- Following an investment of more than $1M, the expansion of the Jean Coutu store on boulevard des Seigneurs in Terrebonne is now complete. The expansion created new jobs at the store, which now has 95 employees. (available in French only)
- Biexo, specializing in the manufacture of tanks, will invest $750,000 towards a new building and new equipment. This expansion will create 6 new jobs over the next several years. (available in French only)
- Brandon Truck Equipment in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon is investing more than $500,000 into the design and completion of a new dump body. This project will maintain current employment levels, accounting for 21 employees. (available in French only)
- The new daycare, La Chenille, will soon be opening its doors in Saint-C¿me. This new facility will create around 10 new jobs (available in French only)
- L'Assomption's appliance manufacturer, ¿lectrolux, announced that its plant closure layoffs will begin in April 2014. This will affect 150 employees. Between 100 and 300 layoffs will then follow in May. (available in French only)
- Sports facility manufacturer Agora, of Terrebonne, will be building the seats for Qu¿bec City's new amphitheatre. This $6.3M project will generate new temporary jobs for the term of the contract. Agora currently has more than 20 people on its payroll. (available in French only)
- Cryos Technologies, an orthotics manufacturer in Joliette, has just moved into its new, more spacious location following a $2.5M investment. This expansion has allowed it to double its workforce to 44 people. (available in French only)
- The city of Repentigny will be investing $2.4M in 2014 for the construction of 6 clay tennis courts and a clubhouse at Maurice Richard park in the city's east end (available in French only)
- O'Sole Mio is investing $55M into the construction of a plant in Boisbriand to replace the current one. This new facility will create nearly 100 new jobs, adding to the 100 jobs currently in place. (available in French only)
- The Franck Majeau pharmacy in Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare is investing $700,000 to expand its establishment and purchase an automatic bagger for pharmaceuticals. This expansion will create two new jobs, adding to the 37 already in place. (available in French only)
- Petro-Canada began construction of a new service station with two car wash bays in the east end of Repentigny. This 4,000-square-foot facility should open its doors in February 2014. (available in French only)
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