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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
Aerotek - Charlotte, NC
and finish. *Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction. *Perform... minor machine maintenance such as oiling machine and...
Posted 9 hours ago (2014-09-20)
CNC Machine operator
Express Employment - Asheboro, NC
Local machine shop seeks operator to run CNC mills and lathes. Must have great math skills and attention to detail. Will be lifting 17 #s on a continuous basis...
Posted 23 days ago (2014-08-28)
Machine Operator
Select Staffing - High Point, NC
We're looking for a Machine Operator for one of our... background checks. machine, CNC, EMD ISO, SurfCAM, Metal, machine operator, lathe, mill, manager, quality...
Posted 3 days ago (2014-09-17)
Production Machine Operator
Mueller DCS - Charlotte, NC
Job Description: 1st and 2nd SHIFT MACHINE OPERATORS SUMMARY Sets up and operate machines to produce... minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines...
Posted 13 days ago (2014-09-07)
Packaging Machine Operator - Auto Pack (3rd)
Snyder's-Lance - Charlotte, NC
assigned packaging machines and statistical weighers... machines and area clean. Essential Job Duties · Set up machine · Start up machine · Operate properly/set...
Posted 23 days ago (2014-08-28)