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About Machine Operator Jobs in North Carolina

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 Description: MUST 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 MACHINERY M
Posted 16 hours ago (2015-03-26)
Machine Operators
Mancan - Mount Holly, NC
Job Description: Localmanufacturing company seeking a dependable candidate to operate their bonding machines. Will be working in a team oriented setting. Previous machine operator experience required. Will train the right candidate to run
Posted 16 hours ago (2015-03-26)
Machine Operator
Key Resources - High Point, NC
Point area is seeking experienced machine operators for their new production line. The position is an excellent opportunity for long-term employment and 1st and 2nd shift hours are available. For consideration, please reply
Posted 16 hours ago (2015-03-26)
Machine Operator
Confidential - Charlotte, NC
Company Description: Inquire for details Job Description: Required Skills & Experience Run assigned machinery safely and efficiently as instructed by Management Minimum of 2 years operating experience
Posted 16 hours ago (2015-03-26)
Machine Operator
personnel services unlimited - Forest City, NC
Company Description: P S U Professional Placement Job Description: Several openings for experience machine operators. These position are for various machines in an industrial environment. Must be able to work
Posted 16 hours ago (2015-03-26)