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

Top 3 pressing machine operator Jobs

  • Machine Operator-Direct Hire-$2500 Sign On Bonus - Kelly Services - Los Angeles, CA

    ... drills, presses , punches, saws, bending machines , tape measure, hand tools, etc. Note: Excludes CNC equipment program set-up and operate What's a typical day as a Machine Operator ? You'll be

  • Aerospace Machine Operator - B1637 - Express Employment Professionals - Burbank, CA

    ... drill presses , belt sanders, slotters, and shears. * Troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely ... Previous experience as a machine operator . * Familiarity with plant tools and equipment. * Strong ...

  • Digital Bindery Machine Operator - DCG One, LLC - Seattle, WA

    The Digital Bindery Operator operates machines such as paper cutters, bindery equipment, envelope folding machines , presses , and punches that cut, shape, and bend paper products. If you have ...

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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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