Entry Level

Set up, operate, and maintain machines that press, bend, or otherwise shape raw materials into usable parts and finished or printed products. Monitor machine operation for errors or problems with safety and quality of products, filing reports, and making corrections when necessary to resolve.

Typical Education/Training: High School Diploma/HSED

Work Experience: 0-3 years 

Wage Range: $12 - $26/hour

Knowledge & Skills: 

  1. Comprehend and Follow Instructions
  2. Operation Monitoring
  3. Attention to Detail
  4. Advanced Computer Skills
  5. Problem Solving and Repair
  6. Safety and Quality Control

Similar Roles/Titles: Metal Machine Operator, Production Operator, Extrusion Operator, Press Machinist, Printing Press Operator, Fab Tech, Production Employee


Career Interest Types: RCI - Realistic, Conventional, Investigative

This occupation can be found at:

Maintainer Corp logoDemco logoPost Equipment logoRosenboom logoDiversified Technologies logoLink Manufacturing logoInterFab logoRome Grinding Solutions logoJTV Manufacturing logoSiouxland MachineLVO MfgDen Hartog RJ Thomas Mfg., Inc. Agile Mfg