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"Punching Machine Setters and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up or set up and operate machines to punch, crimp, cut blanks, or notch metal or plastic workpieces between preset dies, according to specifications.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Punching Machine Setters and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"

1) Activates machine and observes operation to detect misalignment or machine malfunctions.

2) Installs, aligns and locks specified punches, dies and cutting blades in ram or bed of machine, using gauges and hand tools.

3) Adjusts ram stroke of press to specified length, using hand tools.

4) Sets controls or installs gears to synchronize action of feed bar or rollers.

5) Measures workpiece with rule or tape, or traces from template and marks location with scribe, soapstone, or centerpunch.

6) Inspects workpieces for conformance to specifications, visually or using gauges or templates, scale, compass and adjusts machine to correct errors.

7) Cleans and lubricates machines.

8) Positions, aligns, and secures workpiece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die.

9) Reads job order to determine location of holes or cutting lines.

 

 


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Job Description for "Punching Machine Setters and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic" 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:  51-4031.02