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"Shear and Slitter Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up or set up and operate power-shear or slitting machines to cut metal or plastic material, such as plates, sheets, slabs, billets or bars, to specified dimensions and angles.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Shear and Slitter Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"

1) Installs and aligns knives, disk cutters or fixtures to shear, bevel, or trim fabricated items.

2) Tests and adjusts cutting speed and action, according to specified length of product, using gauges and hand tools.

3) Starts machine, adjusts blade and controls, using wrenches, rule, gauge, or template, and monitors operation.

4) Selects, cleans, and installs spacers, rubber sleeves, and cutter on arbors.

5) Lubricates and cleans machine.

6) Lifts workpiece manually or by hoist, and positions and secures against guides and stops.

7) Lays out cutting lines on metal stock to obtain maximum number of pieces from stock.

8) Measures dimensions of workpiece, using tape, gauge, template, or rule and square, for conformance to specifications.

9) Hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks.

 

 

11) Threads end of metal coil from reel through slitter and secures ends on recoiler.

12) Reads production schedule to determine setup or adjustment of equipment.


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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:  51-4031.04