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"Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operator and Tender"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate or tend machines to shape and form any of a wide variety of manufactured products, such as glass bulbs, molded food and candy, rubber goods, clay products, wax products, tobacco plugs, cosmetics, or paper products, by means of extruding, compressing or compacting.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operator and Tender"

1) Measures, mixes, cuts, shapes, softens, and joins materials and ingredients, such as powder, cornmeal, or rubber to prepare for machine processing.

2) Records and maintains production data, such as meter readings, and quantity, type, and dimensions of materials produced.

 

3) Replaces worn or broken parts, such as nozzles, punches, and filters, and cleans and lubricates machine components to maintain in working order.

4) Moves materials, supplies, components, and finished products between storage and work areas, using work aids, such as racks, hoists, and handtrucks.

5) Examines, measures, and weighs materials or products to verify conformance to standards, using measuring devices, such as templates, micrometers, or scales.

 

6) Selects and installs machine components, such as dies, molds, and cutters, according to specifications, using hand tools and measuring devices.

7) Reviews work orders, specifications, or instructions to determine materials, ingredients, procedures, components, settings, and adjustments for extruding, forming, pressing, or compacting machine.

8) Clears jams, removes defective or substandard materials or products, and readjusts machine components to conform to specifications.

9) Adjusts machine components to regulate speed, pressure, and temperature of machine, and amount, dimensions, and flow of materials or ingredients.

10) Activates machine to shape or form products, such as candy bars, light bulbs, silver spoons, balloons, or insulation panels.

11) Monitors machine operations and observes indicator lights and gauges, such as thermometers, voltage meters, and timers to detect malfunctions.

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Job Description for "Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operator and Tender" continued here...

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


"Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Operator and Tender"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9041.02


 

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