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How Does One Become A Machine Operator

In all industries of the industrial sector, there is always the need for a machine operator. In industries like food processing, automobile or vehicle production, construction and electronic manufacturing, there should be a professional to operate and maintain various industrial machines, tool and equipment effectively and efficiently. A machine operator's job functions vary in the production environment they work in.

How does one become a machine operator? It does not take for you to have a college degree to be come one as a high school diploma or GED should be sufficient. After obtaining your diploma or passing your GED, you will need to enroll at a vocational or technical college to take up the appropriate technical or mechanical courses. Most technical or mechanical courses can take up to a few months to 3-4 years.

At the course of your schooling, you will improve your math skills and learn to analyze complex schematics, blueprints, diagrams and graphs and solve problems that hound all machines. It is important for the operator to know how machines work, how to increase the performance, repair errors or know why they do not work. Most importantly, they will also learn how to use and manipulate machine tools, including computer technologies (the CAD/CAM technology, for instance).

But the most important part of the education is to undergo an on-the-job training. Such is the requisite to receiving your certification. After receiving your certification, you can then apply for work at any manufacturing or production company, beginning at apprentice positions.

The job of a machine operator can be a high risk job. Much has been reported about operators injuring themselves from operating dangerous tools. It is important for operators to observe the highest level of safety and workmanship.

Machine operators are still in demand in many industries despite the prevalence of computer-assisted production methods.

Hot Machine Operator Jobs in NC

Machine Operator
Curtis Screw Company - Cornelius, NC
speed of machines during the machining process. • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such... operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine...
Posted 30+ days ago (2014-02-18)
Asphalt Milling Machine Operator
Turner Asphalt, Inc. - Raleigh, NC
Asphalt, Inc. is seeking EXPERIENCED Milling Machine Operators. Minimum of 2 years experience operating and maintaining milling machines required. Candidates...
Posted 4 days ago (2014-04-18)
Machine Operator - Brown Summit
Bonset America - Browns Summit, NC
does that in America! We are looking for Machine Operators to manufacture the huge rolls. It's hard work... extrustion or cutting machines in a manufacturing...
Posted 18 days ago (2014-04-04)
Machine Operator Helper
Metals USA - Greensboro, NC
Machine Operator Helper in our Greensboro, NC location. The Machine Operator Helper assists the machine operator and performs entry level or repetitive machine...
Posted 30+ days ago (2014-02-09)
Machine Operator I
Universal Forest Products - Salisbury, NC
General Summary: Machine Operator I is responsible for the set up and operation of a production machine in... to troubleshoot the machine or equipment in use...
Posted 6 days ago (2014-04-16)