Cutting & Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders


Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material.
Also called: Cutter, Cutter Operator, Machine Operator, Paper Cutter

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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