Plastics Technician

Kaihangarau Kirihou

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

Pay

Plastics technicians with less than four years’ experience usually earn

$15-$23 per hour

Plastics technicians with four or more years' experience usually earn

$23-$34 per hour

Source: Plastics and Materials Processing Industry Training Organisation (PaMPITO).

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a plastics technician are good due to the strong plastics manufacturing industry.
Andrew McLeod operating a plastics machine

Plastics technicians set up, adjust, repair and troubleshoot plastics machines

Last updated 6 June 2017