Job Definition

  • setting one or more types of machine tool for production of metal articles in standardised series
  • operating and monitoring metalworking machines, such as lathes, milling, planing, boring, drilling, grinding or honing machines, including multi-purpose numerically controlled machines
  • performing similar tasks when machining plastics and other metal substitutes
  • observing machine operations to detect work piece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary
  • inspecting work pieces for defects, and measuring work pieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments
  • changing worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools and brushes, using hand tools

    Educational level

    • Skilled