What Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Do
Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.
Other Job Titles Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic May Have
Machine Operator, Mill Operator, Miller, Milling Operator
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Position and secure workpieces on machines, using holding devices, measuring instruments, hand tools, and hoists. Remove workpieces from machines, and check to ensure that they conform to specifications, using measuring instruments such as microscopes, gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Verify alignment of workpieces on machines, using measuring instruments such as rules, gauges, or calipers. Move cutters or material manually or by turning handwheels, or engage automatic feeding mechanisms to mill workpieces to specifications. Observe milling or planing machine operation, and adjust controls to ensure conformance with specified tolerances. See More
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