Extruding & Forming Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Synthetic & Glass Fibers


Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.
Also called: Extruder Operator, Extrusion Line Operator, Extrusion Operator, Spindraw Operator

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    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
  • communicate by speaking
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time

Personality:

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

Technology:

    Industrial control software
  • Camstar Manufacturing Execution System MES
  • Statistical process control SPC software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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