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This unit group includes all machine operators, not elsewhere classified, who operate machines to cut, press, stamp, mould, treat, finish or otherwise fabricate components or products, such as jewellery, buttons, pencils, crayons, non-prescription lenses, brushes, notions and other miscellaneous products. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing companies.
brush making machine operator, button machine operator, crayon making machine tender, jewellery annealer, prism maker operator, skate press operator, sports ball moulder, stuffing machine tender, tennis ball maker operator.
- Operate machines which cut, press, stamp, mould, treat, finish or otherwise fabricate components or products
- Load supplies into hoppers of dispensing units or manually align, feed or otherwise place materials into machines
- Monitor machines for proper operation watching for jammed materials, defective units or other irregularities
- Clean work stations, removing scraps, dust, shavings or other by-products from machinery and surrounding areas
- May make routine changes of dies, nozzles or other machinery attachments as required.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Products Machine Operators in Muskoka-Kawarthas 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
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- Picard Peanuts, The British Pantry, The Candy Jar and The Chocolate Shoppe opened in Cobourg this month
- Huntsville GoodLife Fitness location on Howland Drive to close in December, affecting approximately 24 staff
- Peak Engineering and Construction Ltd. started work on the Northumberland Niche Food Processing Facility in Colborne, to be completed by summer 2014, creating more than 13 facility jobs
- Mortlock Construction Inc. of Peterborough started site preparation on the $3M+ Peterborough Museum and Archives Renewal Project, expected to be completed in summer of 2014
- SGS Canada Inc. laid off approximately 35 staff in its Minerals Services division at its Lakefield facility, north of Peterborough, at the end of October due to a decline in the global minerals industry
- TD Canada Trust will close its TD Insurance office on George St. N. in Peterborough by April 2014, affecting 67 staff
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