Profession coating machine operator

Coating machine operators set up and tend coating machines that coat metal products with a thin layer of covering of materials such as lacquer, enamel, copper, nickel, zinc, cadmium, chromium or other metal layering in order to protect or decorate the metal products' surfaces. They run all coating machine stations on multiple coaters.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Industrial paint

    The various kinds of paint used as coating in manufacturing finishing processes, such as primers, intermediate coats, finish coats, stripe coats, and others.

  • Coating machine parts

    The various parts, qualities and applications of a manufacturing machine designed for providing workpieces with a, sometimes protective, finishing coat, such as the drum unloader, feed hopper, rotary sieve, spray booth, (powder) spray guns, dry cartridge collector, final filters, high voltage power supply point, and others.

  • Health and safety in the workplace

    The body of rules, procdeures and regulations related to safety, health and welfare of people in their workplace. 

  • Coating substances

    Have knowledge of various types of coating, providing a workpiece with one or more finishing layers of resins, sugars, powders, inactive and insoluable fillers, waxes, gums, plasticisers, colouring materials, lacquer, and others.


  • Tend coating machine

    Tend manufacturing machines designed to coat workpiece surfaces by applying various coating machine processes, such as powder coating, monitor and operate it according to regulations.

Optional knowledge and skills

manufacturing of door furniture from metal set up the controller of a machine manufacturing of doors from metal dip-coating process operate metal polishing equipment manufacturing of metal containers clean industrial containers manufacturing of metal structures manufacturing of weapons and ammunition dispose of hazardous waste monitor conveyor belt manufacturing of metal household articles facilitate coated workpieces to dry types of stamping press manufacturing of small metal parts inspect quality of products metal coating technologies non-ferrous metal processing ferrous metal processing manufacturing of heating equipment manufacturing of tools manufacturing of light metal packaging tend stamping press monitor coating specifications consult technical resources manufacturing of metal assembly products perform test run monitor gauge manufacturing of steam generators apply preliminary treatment to workpieces types of metal manufacturing processes spot metal imperfections remove coating maintain mechanical equipment manufacturing of steel drums and similar containers stamping press parts provide advice to technicians keep records of work progress