Profession wooden furniture machine operator

Wooden furniture machine operators run machines that manufacture wooden furniture parts, according to the established operating procedure. They ensure the machine works smoothly and repair parts if necessary.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Types of wood

    Types of wood, such as birch, pine, poplar, mahogany, maple and tulipwood.

  • Machine tools

    The offered machine tools and products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.


  • Maintain furniture machinery

    Maintain machinery and equipment in order to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust when necessary, using hand and power tools.

  • Dispose of cutting waste material

    Dispose of possibly hazardous waste material created in the cutting process, such as swarf, scrap and slugs, sort according to regulations, and clean up workplace.

  • Supply machine with appropriate tools

    Supply the machine with the necessary tools and items for a particular production purpose.

  • Operate furniture machinery

    Operate machines and equipment used for making furniture parts and the assembling of furniture.

Optional knowledge and skills

join wood elements handle delivery of furniture goods clean furniture metalworking furniture industry prepare furniture for application of paint sell household goods join metals woodworking processes wear appropriate protective gear apply spraying techniques sell furniture glassworking paint with a paint gun use cam software furniture trends create smooth wood surface metal smoothing technologies repair furniture machinery program a cnc controller organic building materials cutting technologies