Forging Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Also called: Forge Operator, Hammer Operator, Header Set-Up Operator, Machine Operator
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.
On the job, you would:
- Measure and inspect machined parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
- Read work orders or blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine setup.
- Start machines to produce sample workpieces, and observe operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
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
Data base user interface and query software
Inventory management software
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