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Glass Making Production Worker

Employees monitor and control the operation of the float glass forming equipment and also equipment for processes such as laminating or coating. On the float glass equipment they monitor temperature and temperature profile, production rate and cracks and other flaws, then take the required action to keep the process running well.

Summary of Training

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Work safely
  • Apply workplace procedures
  • Clean workplace or equipment
  • Communicate in the workplace 
  • Make measurements OR
  • Read dials and indicators
  • Operate float forming equipment
  • Operate glass finishing equipment
  • Operate glass melting process
  • Operate process ovens
  • Operate equipment to blend/mix materials
  • Follow emergency response procedures
  • Apply 5S procedures
  • Sample and test materials and products
  • Store materials for production

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Glass Making Production Worker - PMC20116
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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