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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 Maintenance/Machine Operators
GCB Staffing - Burlington, NC
Job DescriptionMUST HAVE EXPERIENCE AS Machine Operator/MANUFACTURING BACKGROUND THIS POSITION REQUIRES HEAVY LIFTING UP TO 50-75 LBS, WILL BE WORKING IN A HOT ENVIROMENT AND WILL BE OPERATING MACHINERYM-F / 1ST SHIFT
Posted 2 months ago (2014-11-01)
Machine Operators
Ameristaff - Colfax, NC
Company DescriptionManufacturing FacilityJob DescriptionRecruiting for experienced woodworking Machine Operators in addition to individuals who possess carpentry skills. These positions will be 1st and 2nd shift.
Posted 1 week ago (2015-01-23)
Machine Operator
Mancan - Statesville, NC
Job Description~~Machine OperatorExperienced Machine Operator. Must have at least 5 years machine operating experience. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts and every other weekend. Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a continuous
Posted 1 month ago (2014-12-18)
Machine Operator
personnel services unlimited - Forest City, NC
of tenured, experienced staffing and HR professionals who are truly dedicated to finding the best solutions for your staffing or career needs.Job DescriptionSeveral openings for experience Machine Operators. These position are for various machines
Posted 4 months ago (2014-09-24)
Machine Operators
Express Employment Professionals - Hickory, NC
Company DescriptionGreat working environment Benefits Full timeJob DescriptionLocal Company has Machine Operator positions open! At least 2 years experience operating machinery in manufactoring
Posted 2 months ago (2014-11-04)