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Plastics Machine Operator

Hamilton - ON, Ontario,CANADA
Job ID
EPL Plastics
Job Category
Posting Date
October 28, 2021
Expiry date
November 27, 2021
$24.04 hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week

  • Location: 55 Plant Farm Blvd, Brantford, ONN3S 7W2

  • Salary: $24.04 hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week

  • Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time

  • Shift, Flexible Hours

  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible

  • Benefits: Medical Benefits, Disability Benefits, Dental Benefits

  • Vacancies: 4 vacancies


Job requirements




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


3 years to less than 5 years


Specific Skills

  • Adjust calender rollers for production line change; Weigh resins, colorants and other chemicals according to formulae;

  • Unload mixture into container or conveyor for further processing; Place weighed materials in mixing machines;

  • Operate mixing machine to blend plastic and other chemicals to a specific consistency and viscosity;

  • Follow formulation card to mix resin batches for injection moulding process;

  • Change dies on extruding machines according to production line change;

  • Trimming and sanding plastic or fiberglass parts;

  • Prepare and change moulds and adjust equipment for production line change;

  • Set up and operate one or more moulding machines to mould plastic products;

  • Set up and operate calender machines to transform plastic bales or slabs into continuous sheets or films of specified thickness;

  • Set up and operate extruding machines to extrude plastic compound through a nozzle or die


Additional Skills

  • Troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment;

  • Monitor and inspect the quality of material produced;

  • Organize and maintain inventory


Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Overtime required

Personal Suitability

Team player; Dependability; Reliability



Medical Benefits; Disability Benefits; Dental Benefits


Employment groups 

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth


How to apply

By email


Who can apply for this job?

Only persons who are legally allowed to work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, do not apply as the employer will not consider your job application.