Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Independence * Initiative * Self Control * Integrity * Innovation * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Examine completed workpieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws. * Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers. * Set stops on machine beds, change dies, and adjust components, such as rams or power presses, when making multiple or successive passes.


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

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Adjuster, Angle Shear Operator, Angle Shear Set Up Operator, Arbor Press Operator, Automatic Punch-Press Operator, Automatic Screwmaker, Automobile Bumper Straightener, Bander Operator, Banding Machine Operator, Bench Shear Operator, Bender Machine Operator, Bending Machine Set Up Operator, Bending Roll Hand, Bending Roll Operator, Beveler, Billet Cutter, Billet Shearer, Blanker, Bliss Press Operator, Body Press Operator, Bolt Cutter, Brake Machine Operator, Brake Press Operator, Brass Cutter, Brass-Wind Instruments Tube Bender, Bullet Assembly Press Operator, Calender Roll Press Operator, Can Cutter, Center Punch Operator, Clearance Cutter, Clincher, Clinching Machine Operator, Coil Cutter, Coil Shaper, Cold Saw Operator, Corner Former, Crimping Machine Operator, Crimping Machine Operator for Metal, Crimping Press Operator, Cut Off Saw Set Up Operator, Cut-Off Machine Operator, Cutter, Cutting and Creasing Press Operator, Debridging Machine Operator, Diamond Saw Operator, Dicer Operator, Die Cutter, Die Setter, Digital Press Operator, Dimpling Machine Operator, Dinkey Press Operator, Draw Press Operator, Drawing Press Operator, Duplicator Punch Operator, Duplicator Punch Set Up Operator, Equipment Technician, Fabrication Machine Operator, Fabrication Operator, Fabricator, Filament Cutter, Finish Saw Operator, Flexo Press Operator, Flying Shear Operator, Folder Machine Operator, Folding Machine Operator, Foot Press Operator, Forming Press Operator, Four Slide Machine Setter, Four Slide Operator, Friction Saw Operator, Gasket Former, Gasket Maker, Hack Saw Operator, Hammer Mill Operator, Hammer Operator, Heavy Duty Press Operator, Hoop Puncher, Hot Dimpling Machine Operator, Hot Punch Press Operator, Hot Saw Operator, Hot Stamp Operator, Hydropress Operator, Iron Bender, Ironworker-Machine Operator, Jigsawyer, Joggle Press Operator, Key Cutter, Kick Press Operator, Kick Press Setter, Knuckle Bender, Last Sawyer, Link Cutter, Machine Operator, Machine Operator Slitter Technician, Machine Setter, Machining Associate, Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Associate, Manufacturing Operator, Metal and Plastic Sawing Machine Tool Setter, Metal and Plastic Shear and Slitter Machine Setter, Metal Bending Machine Operator, Metal Bonding Press Operator, Metal Cut-Off Saw Operator, Metal Cut-Off Saw Tender, Metal Cutter, Metal Punch Press Operator, Metal Shaping Machine Operator, Metal Slitter, Metal Stamper, Metal Stamping Machine Operator, Metal Trimmer, Metal Tube Cutter, Metallic Yarn Slitting Machine Operator, Mottle Lay Up Operator, Nibbler Operator, Notcher, Notching Machine Operator, Nut Blanker Operator, Operator, Perforator Operator, Pierce and Shave Press Operator, Pipe Bender, Pipe Stem Sawyer, Planisher, Planishing Press Operator, Plastic Cutter, Plastic Press Operator, Plate Slitter and Inspector, Pneumatic Press Hand, Power Brake Operator, Power Press Tender, Press Brake Machine Setter/Set-Up Operator, Press Brake Operator, Press Machine Operator, Press Operator, Press Setter, Press Setup Operator, Printed Circuit Board Panels Trimmer, Printed Circuit Boards Die Set-Up Operator, Profile Saw Operator, Profile Saw Setup Operator, Profile Trimmer, Punch Machine Hand, Punch Machine Operator, Punch Press Operator, Punch Press Setter, Punch-Press Operator, Rivet Hole Puncher, Rotary Shear Operator, Saw Operator, Sawyer, Scrap Cutter, Scraper, Screw Cutter, Set-Up Operator, Setup Technician, Shear Operator, Shear Setter, Shearman, Sheet Metal Fabricator, Sheeter Operator, Sinter Press Operator, Sintering Press Operator, Sizing Machine Operator, Slasher, Slat Twister, Slitter Operator, Slitter Service and Setter, Slitting Machine Operator, Snap Shearer, Spring Coiling Machine Setter, Spring Tester, Square Cutter, Stamp Press Operator, Stamping Press Operator, Steel Cutter, Straight Line Press Setter, Straightener, Straightening Machine Operator, Straightening Press Operator, Stretcher Operator, Strip Metal Punch and Straightener Operator, Swage Tender, Swaging Machine Adjuster, Sweep Press Operator, Table Saw Operator, Tablet Machine Operator, Tape Control Turret Punch-Press Operator, Terminal Press Operator, Thermal Cutting Machine Operator, Tin Cutter, Toggle Press Operator, Trim Machine Adjuster, Trimmer Machine Operator, Trimming Machine Operator, Tube Cutter, Tubing Machine Tender, Turret Punch-Press Operator, Twisting Machine Operator, Under Cutter, Under Cutting Machine Operator, Vertical Contour Band-Saw Operator, Vertical Punch Operator, Web Press Operator, Wheel Press Operator, Wheel Presser, Wire Coiner, Wire Cutter, Wire Machine Cutter, Wire Sawyer, Wire Straightener, Wire Turning Machine Operator, Zipper Cutter, Zipper Trimmer.