Job Definition

  • co-ordinating and monitoring the operation of a particular aspect of metal processing production through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems, usually from a central control room
  • operating multi-function central process control machinery to grind, separate, filter, melt, roast, refine or otherwise process metals
  • observing computer printouts, video monitors and gauges to verify specified processing conditions and to make necessary adjustments
  • co-ordinating and supervising production crew such as machine and process operators, assistants and helpers
  • starting up and shutting down production systems in cases of emergency or as required by schedule
  • providing and organising training for members of production crew
  • maintaining shift log of production and other data and preparing production and other reports

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled