Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.
* Attention to Detail
* Stress Tolerance
* Analytical Thinking
* Self Control
* Observe continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products meet specifications and to detect jams or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
* Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
* Turn valves and dials of machines to regulate pressure, temperature, and speed and feed rates, and to set cycle times.
Sample Job Titles
Aluminum Molder, Aluminum Molding Machine Operator, Automatic Casting Machine Operator, Babbitt Spinner, Babbitter, Bench Molder, Bender Machine Operator, Bit Bender, Blow Mold Operator, Blow Molding Machine Tender, Blow Molding Operator, Bonding Machine Operator, Brake Drum Molder, Brass Molder, Bullet Casting Operator, Bullet-Slug Casting Machine Operator, Cake-Press Operator, Cast Associate, Caster, Caster Operator, Casting Machine Set-Up Operator, Casting Molder, Casting Operator, Casting Room Operator, Casting Wheel Operator, Centrifugal Casting Machine Operator, Centrifugal Casting Machine Tender, Composite Technician, Compression Molding Machine Operator, Compression Molding Machine Setter, Compression Molding Machine Tender, Contact Lens Molder, Core Blower, Core Carrier, Core Filer, Core Fitter, Core Machine Operator, Core Mounter, Core Placer, Coremaking Machine Setter, Corrugator, Corrugator Operator, Diamond Blender, Die Cast Technician, Die Caster, Die Casting Machine Operator, Die Casting Machine Setter, Diecast Machine Operator, Direct Chill Casting Operator (DC Casting Operator), Eight Arm Operator, Flask Fitter, Flask Maker, Grey Iron Molder, Hand Bender, Hopper Operator, Hot Molder, Injection Molding Machine Operator, Injection Molding Machine Setter, Injection Molding Machine Tender, Injection Molding Process Technician, Injection Operator, Injection Press Operator, Ironmolder, Lead Die Molder, Lead Ingot Molder, Machine Coremaker, Machine Molder, Machine Operator, Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Associate, Manufacturing Operator, Mat Maker, Mat Roller, Metal Base Blocker, Metal Caster, Metal Molder, Mogul Operator, Mold Machine Operator, Mold Operator, Mold Setter, Mold Technician, Molder, Molding Machine Operator, Molding Machine Setter, Molding Process Technician, Musical Instrument Maker, Nonferrous Metal Precision Pattern and Die Caster, Pattern Molder, Pig Machine Operator, Pilling Machine Operator, Pipe Coremaker, Pipe Covering Molder, Plastic Cup Fabricating Machine Operator, Plastic Duplicator, Plastic Joint Maker, Plastic Molder, Plastic Process Technician, Plate Corrector, Plate Molder, Polymerization Oven Operator, Polymerization Oven Tender, Preform Machine Operator, Press Operator, Presser, Process Technician, Production Technician, Punch Molder, Reclamation Kettle Tender, Remelter, Rotor Casting Machine Operator, Rotor Casting Machine Setup Operator, Sand Slinger, Sand Slinger Operator, Setter, Setup Technician, Shell Mold Bonding Machine Operator, Shell Molder, Shell Molding Roller Blast Operator, Shot Dropper, Spout Worker, Steel Molder, Thermoplastic Technician, Turning and Beading Machine Operator, Typecasting Machine Operator, Vacuum Caster, Vacuum Plastic Forming Machine Operator, Vanstone Machine Operator, Wet End Operator, Wheel Molder.