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"Rolling Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up, operate, or tend machines to roll steel or plastic forming bends, beads, knurls, rolls, or plate or to flatten, temper, or reduce gauge of material.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Rolling Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"

1) Adjust and correct machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.

2) Calculate draft space and roll speed for each mill stand in order to plan rolling sequences and specified dimensions and tempers.

 

3) Examine, inspect, and measure raw materials and finished products to verify conformance to specifications.

4) Fill oil cups, adjust valves, and observe gauges to control flow of metal coolants and lubricants onto workpieces.

5) Install equipment such as guides, guards, gears, cooling equipment, and rolls, using hand tools.

 

6) Manipulate controls and observe dial indicators in order to monitor, adjust, and regulate speeds of machine mechanisms.

7) Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications.

8) Position, align, and secure arbors, spindles, coils, mandrels, dies, and slitting knives.

9) Read rolling orders, blueprints, and mill schedules to determine setup specifications, work sequences, product dimensions, and installation procedures.

10) Select rolls, dies, roll stands, and chucks from data charts in order to form specified contours and to fabricate products.

11) Set distance points between rolls, guides, meters, and stops, according to specifications.

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12) Start operation of rolling and milling machines to flatten, temper, form, and reduce sheet metal sections and to produce steel strips.

13) Thread or feed sheets or rods through rolling mechanisms, or start and control mechanisms that automatically feed steel into rollers.

14) Activate shears and grinders to trim workpieces.

 

15) Direct and train other workers to change rolls, operate mill equipment, remove coils and cobbles, and band and load material.

16) Disassemble sizing mills removed from rolling lines, and sort and store parts.

17) Record mill production on schedule sheets.

18) Remove scratches and polish roll surfaces, using polishing stones and electric buffers.

19) Signal and assist other workers to remove and position equipment, fill hoppers, and feed materials into machines.

Job Description for "Rolling Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic" continued here...

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


"Rolling Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-4023.00


 

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