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Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, & Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
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