Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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    Machine Operator Apply today! Talk to a recruiter as soon as 1/17/2023 and start working ASAP ... Using extruders and or injection molding presses and trimmers to manufacture medical devices

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    ENVELOPE MACHINE OPERATOR Location: South Seattle Schedule: Mon - Fri: either first shift (5am ... This position also operates and assists with work on relatable presses , and punches that cut, shape ...

  • Machine Operator I - voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak LLC - Cheyenne, WY

    PURPOSE OF POSITION The Machine Operator is responsible to operate machines and other equipment in ... Maintain and operate with hand and power tools like rail benders, shears, punches, presses , saws ...

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What They Do

Set up, operate, or tend machines, such as glass-forming machines, plodder machines, and tuber machines, to shape and form products such as glassware, food, rubber, soap, brick, tile, clay, wax, tobacco, or cosmetics. Excludes Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders and Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders.


  • 2020 employment: 65,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,660

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 800
  • Growth rate: 1 percent (Little or no change)

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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