Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Also called: Die Setter, Machine Operator, Machine Technician, Machinist
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
On the job, you would:
- Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary.
- Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, cutters, shears, borers, millers, grinders, presses, drills, and auxiliary machines, to make metallic and plastic workpieces.
- Inspect workpieces for defects, and measure workpieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software
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