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

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  • Machine Operator II in Assembly - Day Shift (12 hours) $22.16/hr. - Reno Staffing - Sparks, NV

    Machine types may be roll presses , punch presses , inspection, and conveyance machines . Operators also perform related machine and work area upkeep (5S), material movement, and conducts basic analysis ...

  • Machine Operator First Shift - Baldwin Technology - Gardner, KS

    The machine operator 's primary role is to produce rolls as required by following specific ... Operates machine tools such as; lathes, drill presses , milling machines , grinders, or special ...

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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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