Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Initiative * Concern for Others * Self Control * Persistence * Independence * Integrity * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions. * Examine materials, ingredients, or products, visually or with hands, to ensure conformance to established standards. * Move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment that crushes, grinds, polishes, or blends materials.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Abrasive Grinder, Air Bag Buffer, Air Chipper, Automatic Blocker, Automatic Buffer, Automatic Corn Grinder Operator, Automatic Grinding Machine Operator, Automatic Pattern Edger, Back Grinder, Ball Truing Machine Operator, Bark Grinder, Barytes Grinder, Batch Maker, Batch Mixer, Beater Engineer, Beater Engineer Helper, Bed Rubber, Beveler, Beveling and Edging Machine Operator, Beveling Machine Operator, Beveller Operator, Billet Sawyer, Bin Operator, Binman, Blanchard Grinder Operator, Blocker, Bone Crusher, Bone Grinder, Bowling Ball Finisher, Breaker Machine Operator, Breaker Tender, Breaking Machine Operator, Brush Sander, Buffer, Buffing and Sueding Machine Operator, Buhr Mill Operator, Calciner, Carbon Grinder, Carbon Plant Grinder, Chisel Trimmer, Cinder Crusher Operator, Circle Beveler, Circle Edger, Clay Grinder, Clay Temperer, Coal Crusher Operator, Coal Mill Operator, Coal Pulverizing Operator, Cocoa Room Operator, Coffee Grinder, Coke Crusher Operator, Compounder, Continuous Crusher Operator, Contour Grinder, Convex Grinder, Convex Grinder Operator, Copra Processor, Corn Grinder, Corn Husker, Cracker, Crusher and Blender Operator, Crusher Feeder, Crusher Foreman, Crusher Operator, Crusher Plant Operator, Crusher Setter, Crusher Tender, Crushing Foreman, Crushing Machine Operator, Crystal Cutter, Crystal Grinder, Crystal Lapper, Cullet Crusher, Cullet Crusher and Washer, Cullet Trucker, Cullet Washer, Custom Grinder, Custom Miller, Deburring Machine Operator, Deoiling Machine Operator, Disc-Pad Grinder, Distillery Miller, Dry Pan Operator, Edger, Edging Machine Setter, Equipment Man, Equipment Worker, Fabricator, Facer, Feed Crusher, Feed Crusher Operator, Feed Grinder, Feed Mill Operator, Feed Mill Tender, Finger Grip Machine Operator, Finish Machine Tender, Finishing Machine Tender, First Crusher, Frit Maker, Glass Belt Sander, Glass Grinder, Glaze Grinder, Glaze Maker, Gold Reclaimer, Granite Polisher, Graphite Grinder, Grated Cheese Maker, Greenstone Polisher Operator, Grinder Mill Operator, Grinder Operator, Grinder Tender, Grinding Machine Operator, Grinding Mill Operator, Gristmill Operator, Gristmiller, Grit Blaster, Gritter, Gritting Machine Operator, Groover, Gypsum Calciner, Hammer Mill Operator, Hand Grinder, Hardboard Grinder, Head Grinder, Head Miller, Hide or Skin Buffer, Hog Tender, Hull Grinder, Huller, Huller Operator, Husker Operator, Hydration Plant Operator, Hydrator, Hydrator Operator, Hydropulper, Hydropulper Operator, Industrial Coffee Grinder, Inflated-Pad Buffer, Ink Grinder, Ivory Polisher, Jewel Bearing Facer, Jewel Bearing Grinder, Jewel Corner Brushing Machine Operator, Jewel Cupping Machine Operator, Jewel Flat Surfacer, Jewel Grinder, Jewel Hole Finish Opener, Laboratory Apparatus Glass Grinder, Laboratory Miller, Lacquer Maker, Leguillon Debeader, Lens Cleaner, Lens Fabricating Machine Tender, Lens Grinding Machine Operator, Level Vial Grinder, Level Vial Inside Grinder, Liquor Grinder Mill Operator, Liquor Grinding Mill Operator, Loader Operator, Log Chipper Operator, Machine Buffer, Machine Operator, Machine Sand Mixer, Machine Stone Polisher, Machine Stone Polisher Apprentice, Machine Turner, Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Associate, Manufacturing Operator, Marble and Granite Polisher, Marble Machine Operator, Marble Polisher, Marble Rubber, Meal Grinder Tender, Meal Miller, Meat Grinder, Merchant Miller, Milk Powder Grinder, Mill and Coal Transport Operator, Mill Attendant, Mill Operator, Miller, Miller Apprentice, Mirror Finishing Machine Operator, Miter Grinder Operator, Mix Crusher Operator, Mold Chipper, Mold Dresser, Mold Polisher, Notch Grinder, Nut Grinder, Nut Sheller, Operator, Ordnance Equipment Worker, Ore Crusher, Paint Grinder, Peanut Sheller, Pebble Mill Operator, Pecan Huller, Pecan Sheller, Perlite Grinder, Pet Food Deboner, Pigment Grinder, Pipe Bowl Paint Trimmer, Planer Operator, Planer Stone, Plate Glass Grinder, Plate Glass Polisher, Platen Grinder, Polisher, Polishing Machine Operator, Polishing Machine Tender, Powder Mill Operator, Preparation Operator (Prep Operator), Process Operator, Pulp Grinder, Pulp Grinder and Blender, Pulp Refiner Operator, Pulper, Pulverizer Mill Operator, Pulverizer Operator, Radius Corner Machine Operator, Raw Mill Operator, Reeler, Refiner Operator, Refining Machine Operator, Regrinder, Rock Crusher, Rock Crusher Operator, Rock Crushing Machine Operator, Rod Mill Tender, Roll Grinder, Roll Tender, Roller, Roller Coverer, Roller Mill Operator, Rough and Trueing Machine Operator, Rough and Truing Machine Operator, Rubber Grinder, Rubbing Bed Operator, Sagger Preparer, Salt Grinder, Salt Washer, Sand Mill Grinder, Sandblast Operator, Sandblaster, Sander, Save All Operator, Scale Reclamation Tender, Scratcher Tender, Second Miller, Seed Yeast Operator, Shaker, Shaper, Shot Blast Equipment Operator, Shot Blaster, Shotblast Operator, Shotblaster, Shredder Operator, Shredding Floor Equipment Operator, Sifter, Slab Grinder, Slate Splitter, Slurry Control Operator Helper, Smoother, Snuff Grinder, Snuff Grinder and Screener, Snuff Maker, Soap Grinder, Spice Grinder, Spice Miller, Sponge Buffer, Spouter, Stamper, Stamping Mill Tender, Stone Lathe Operator, Stone Mill Operator, Stone Planer, Stone Rougher, Stopper Grinder, Straight Line Edger, Strip Polisher, Sugar Chipper Machine Operator, Sugar Grinder, Surface Plate Finisher, Sweet Potato Disintegrator, Synthetic Soil Blocks Pulper, Third Miller, Tile Grinder, Tire Buffer, Tombstone Polisher, Top Polisher, Touch-Up Edger, Tube Buffer, Tumbler, Tumbler Operator, Unit Operator, Unit Tender, Wafer Abrading Machine Tender, Ware Dresser, Waredresser, Washer and Crusher Tender, Watch Crystal Edge Grinder, Water Fabricator Operator, Wet Mix Operator, Wet Pan Operator, Wet Process Miller, Wheat and Oats Flake Miller, Wheel Mill Operator, White Lead Grinder, Wood Flour Miller, Wood Grinder, Wood Grinder Operator.