Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (Synthetic and Glass Fibers)

Top 3 extruding machine operator Jobs

  • Entry-Level Machine Operators | up to $21.25/hr - Logic Staffing - Auburn, WA

    We're looking for Entry-Level Machine Operators to join the team at an Auburn manufacturer that ... Extruding * Overseeing operation of packaging machines * Using a tape measure * Reading work orders ...

  • Guillotine Operator - Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC - Ontario, CA

    Extruding /Production Reports to: Lead Person Extruding Job Scope: This position is responsible to ... Set up, operate and tend machines that slice product Operate tools in order to aid in the ...

  • Extrusion Operator - VitalPath - Saint Paul, MN

    The Extrusion operator is responsible for running and troubleshooting the extrusion machines in accordance to defined parameters set by the engineers. The extrusion process may be done by extruding ...

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What They Do

Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.


  • 2020 employment: 16,200
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,550

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -700
  • Growth rate: -4 percent (Decline)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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