Profession plastic rolling machine operator

Plastic rolling machine operators operate and monitor machines to produce plastic rolls, or to flatten and reduce the material. They examine raw materials and finished products to make sure they are according to specifications.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Realistic / Investigative

Skills

  • Optimise production processes parameters

    Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.

  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Position straightening rolls

    Position the rolls of a straightening press automatically or manually by using button commands to move the rolls over pieces of sheet metal, steel, or plastic in order to flatten it.

Optional knowledge and skills

add colour monitor valves types of plastic operate furnace maintain furnace temperature maintain equipment inspect quality of products mix moulding and casting material mechanics control production flow remotely plastic resins feed hoppers measure materials perform test run report defective manufacturing materials keep records of work progress monitor gauge