Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Also called: Mill Operator, Rolling Mill Operator, Roughing Mill Operator, Calender Operator
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines to roll steel or plastic forming bends, beads, knurls, rolls, or plate or to flatten, temper, or reduce gauge of material.
On the job, you would:
- Adjust and correct machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.
- Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications.
- Examine, inspect, and measure raw materials and finished products to verify conformance to specifications.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
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People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
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