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injection moulding operator





Injection moulding operators operate and monitor injection moulding machines, in order to cast products from thermoplastic materials. They regulate the temperature, pressure, and volume of plastic, according to pre-defined specifications. Injection moulding operators also remove finished products and cut-away excess material, using a knife or other hand tools.

Scope note

Includes people producing jewellery and bijouterie.

Alternative Labels

plastic molding operative

thermoplastic moulding worker

plastic moulding worker

plastic molding operator

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injection moulding operative

thermoplastic molding operator

plastic molding worker

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plastic injection molding operator

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injection molding operative

thermoplastic moulder

injection molding operator

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injection molding machine operator

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thermoplastic molding operative

plastic injection molding machine operator

injection moulding setter

thermoplastic molding worker

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wax injection operator

injection molding setter

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: