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"Cutting and Slicing Machine Operator and Tender"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate or tend machines to cut or slice any of a wide variety of products or materials, such as tobacco, food, paper, roofing slate, glass, stone, rubber, cork, and insulating material.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Cutting and Slicing Machine Operator and Tender"

1) Starts cutting machine by pressing button, pulling lever, or depressing pedal to cut stock, following markings or specifications.

2) Stops cutting machine when necessary, by pulling lever, pressing button, or depressing pedal, and removes debris.

3) Observes cutting machine in operation, to ensure even flow of stock and to detect jamming, improper feeding, or foreign materials.

4) Feeds stock into cutting machine, conveyor, or under cutting blades, by threading, guiding, pushing, or turning handwheel.

5) Marks cutting lines, or identifying information on stock, using marking pencil, ruler, or scribe.

6) Stacks and sorts cut material according to type and size, for packaging, further processing, or shipping.

7) Moves stock or scrap to and from machine transporting either manually or using cart, handtruck, or lift truck.

8) Records data concerning amount and type of stock cut from duties performed, including weight, length, and width.

9) Cleans and lubricates cutting machine, conveyors, blades, saws, or knives, using steam hose, scrapers, brush, or oil cans.

 

 

11) Sharpens cutting blades, knives, or saws, using file, bench grinder, or honing stone.

12) Examines and measures stock to ensure conformance to specifications, using ruler, gauge, micrometer or scale, and removes defects.


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13) Installs or replaces cutting knives, blades, or wheels, in cutting machine, using hand tools.

14) Positions stock along cutting lines, or against stops, on bed of scoring or cutting machine.

15) Reads work order, or receives oral instructions, regarding specifications, for stock to be cut.

16) Adjusts feeding guides, blades, settings, or speed, to regulate specified depth, length, or width of material, using hand tools or hands.

Job Description for "Cutting and Slicing Machine Operator and Tender" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9032.04