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$1,387 per week


Other Machine Operators includes a range of occupations such as Chemical Production Machine Operators, Motion Picture Projectionists, Sand Blasters and Sterilisation Technicians.


  • operates machines to produce chemical goods such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries and explosives
  • operates film projection and related sound reproduction equipment
  • operates sandblasting machines to clean and grind metal products and other hard surfaces
  • cleans, sterilises and packages surgical instruments and other hospital equipment, soft goods and linen in a sterilisation service facility.


  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

To become an Other Machine Operator

  • You can work as an Other Machine Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Forklift Operation

  • Machinery Operation

  • Team Work/ Collaboration

  • Computer Skills

  • Quality Assurance and Control

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