Rubber Goods Assembler

Assemble rubber goods, such as water bottles, ice bags, and ring cushions.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rubber Goods Assemblers do?

Assembles rubber goods, such as water bottles, ice bags, swim fins, water goggles, rubber gloves, and ring cushions: Cements and stretches molded opening in goods to insert styrene eyepieces, closures, and ferrules. Clamps buckles and straps to fins and goggles, using air vise and handtools. Wraps fabric tape around inserted closures and ferrules to hold them in place and stretches band of rubber around tape. Brushes cement on valves and closures. May be designated according to product assembled as Bottle Assembler; Goggles Assembler; Graphite-Disk Assembler; Ice-Bag Assembler.

Should I be a Rubber Goods Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Rubber Footwear, Rubber-Stamp Assembler

    How to become a Rubber Goods Assembler

    Rubber Goods Assemblers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Rubber Goods Assembler-related education!
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