What Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Do
Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
Other Job Titles Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic May Have
Cell Technician, CNC Machine Setter (Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Setter), Machine Operator, Machine Technician
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Inspect workpieces for defects, and measure workpieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments. Position, adjust, and secure stock material or workpieces against stops, on arbors, or in chucks, fixtures, or automatic feeding mechanisms, manually or using hoists. Read blueprints or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences. Select, install, and adjust alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices, using templates, measuring instruments, and hand tools. Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary. See More
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