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Plastics Technician

Kaihangarau Kirihou

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Plastics technicians set up, adjust, maintain and repair machines that manufacture plastic products.


Plastics technicians with less than four years’ experience usually earn

$16-$23 per hour

Plastics technicians with four or more years' experience usually earn

$23-$34 per hour

Source: Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plastics technician are good due a shortage of workers.
Andrew McLeod presses a button on the plastics machine to test that it is working

Plastics technicians repair, test and maintain the machinery that makes plastic

Last updated 30 October 2017