Perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products.
Bed Laborer, Caster, Fabricator, Injection Molding Machine Operator, Machine Operator, Mold Maker, Mold Mechanic, Mold Technician, Molder, Molding Line Assistant, Molding Line Operator, Molding Operator, Press Operator, Production Worker
Employment of Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.
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Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
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