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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.

  • Remove defective or substandard materials from machines, and readjust machine components so that products meet standards.
51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
  • Adjust machine tables or cutting devices and set controls on machines to produce specified cuts or operations.
  • Install and adjust blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts, using hand tools and rules.
  • Change alignment and adjustment of sanding, cutting, or boring machine guides to prevent defects in finished products, using hand tools.
  • Unclamp workpieces and remove them from machines.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Adjust depths and sizes of cuts by adjusting heights of worktables, or by adjusting machine-arm gauges.
  • Set reduction scales to attain specified sizes of reproduction on workpieces, and set pantograph controls for required heights, depths, and widths of cuts.
  • Remove completed workpieces and place them in trays.
  • Observe actions of cutting tools through microscopes and adjust stylus movement to ensure accurate reproduction.
51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Remove workpieces from machines, and check to ensure that they conform to specifications, using measuring instruments such as microscopes, gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Select cutting speeds, feed rates, and depths of cuts, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Move controls to set cutting specifications, to position cutting tools and workpieces in relation to each other, and to start machines.
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Remove products, machine attachments, or waste material from machines.
  • Unclamp and hoist full reels from braiding, winding, or other fabricating machines, using power hoists.
51-7041.00 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
  • Adjust saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, or by turning handwheels or pressing pedals, levers, or panel buttons.
  • Set up, operate, or tend saws or machines that cut or trim wood to specified dimensions, such as circular saws, band saws, multiple-blade sawing machines, scroll saws, ripsaws, or crozer machines.
  • Unclamp and remove finished workpieces from tables.
51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers   Green Occupation Green
  • Remove workpieces from fixtures, using tongs, and cool workpieces, using air or water.
  • Remove workpieces from molten solder and hold parts together until color indicates that solder has set.
51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Measure, space, and set saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications.
  • Remove finished cores, and stack or place them on conveyors for transfer to other work areas.
51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
  • Compute numbers, widths, and angles of cutting tools, micrometers, scales, and gauges, and adjust tools to produce specified cuts.
  • Remove finished workpieces from machines and place them in boxes or on racks, setting aside pieces that are defective.
51-9111.00 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Remove finished packaged items from machine and separate rejected items.
  • Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material.
51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Select, install, and adjust alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices, using templates, measuring instruments, and hand tools.
  • Move controls or mount gears, cams, or templates in machines to set feed rates and cutting speeds, depths, and angles.
51-9195.05 Potters, Manufacturing
  • Move pieces from wheels so that they can dry.
  • Adjust pressures, temperatures, and trimming tool settings as required.
51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.
51-6062.00 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Adjust cutting techniques to types of fabrics and styles of garments.
  • Install, level, and align components, such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles, to set up machinery for operation.
51-6064.00 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Remove spindles from machines and bobbins from spindles.
  • Install, level, and align machine components such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles to set up machinery for operation.
51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
  • Pull extruded fiberglass filaments over sleeves where binding solution is applied, and into grooves of graphite shoes that bind filaments into single strands of sliver.
51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Remove cooked material or products from equipment.
51-9041.00 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Clear jams, and remove defective or substandard materials or products.
51-4191.00 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Remove parts from furnaces after specified times, and air dry or cool parts in water, oil brine, or other baths.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Unload finished products from conveyor belts, pack them in containers, and place containers in warehouses.