Metal drawing machine operators set up and operate drawing machines for ferrous and non-ferrous metal products, designed to provide wires, bars, pipes, hollow profiles and tubes with their specific form by reducing its cross-section and by pulling the working materials through a series of drawing dies.
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Optional knowledge and skills
tend tube drawing machinerecord production data for quality controlperform machine maintenanceprovide advice to techniciansferrous metal processingtypes of metal manufacturing processestend wire drawing machinemanufacturing of small metal partsmark processed workpiecekeep records of work progressprecious metal processingtend bar drawing machinemetal forming technologiesmetal drawing processesmanufacturing of door furniture from metalmanufacturing of metal assembly productsperform product testingmonitor conveyor beltsafely handle metal wire under tensionwear appropriate protective gearoperate lifting equipmentnon-ferrous metal processingconsult technical resourcesmanufacturing of weapons and ammunition