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Working As A General Machine Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • $25,498

    Average Salary

What Does A General Machine Operator Do At United Gear

* Reads process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements
* Mounts work piece between centers, in chuck, or to faceplate, manually or using hoist.
* Installs preset tooling in tool posts, turrets or indexing heads, and automatic-tool-change magazine, in sequence specified on process sheet.
* Depresses buttons, toggles, and starts machining operation.
* Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates, and speeds of machining cuts.
* Turns dials and switches to correct machine performance, applying practical knowledge of lathe operation.
* Inspects first-run piece and spot-checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and precision dial gauges.
* Studies job packet and organizes materials for next run to shorten changeover time.
* May set tools before positioning them in lathe, using precision gauges and instruments.
* May set up and operate another machine tool during machining cycles.
* Additional duties as assigned

What Does A General Machine Operator Do At Masonite

* HIRING NOW!!
* Commercial wood door manufacturer Algoma Hardwoods, Inc. a division of Masonite, seeks individuals for 1st and 2nd shifts for the following positions:
* Machine Operators
* General Laborers
* Woodworking experience is helpful and heavy lifting will be involved.
* Must be able to effectively use a measuring tape.
* PERKS:
* Belt certification, competitive pay & benefits: paid holidays & vacation, health, dental, vision insurance, 401k plan, and more

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General Machine Operator Career Paths

General Machine Operator
Security Guard Technician Process Technician
2nd Shift Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Production Worker Production Supervisor
Assistant Plant Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Numerical Control Operator Computer Numerical Controller Machinist
Computer Numerical Controller Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Truck Driver Operations Manager Project Manager
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Truck Driver Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician
Facilities Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Electrician Foreman
General Contractor
6 Yearsyrs
Assembly Line Worker Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Technician Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Director
11 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Manufacturing Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Manufacturing Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Plant Manager
12 Yearsyrs
Security Guard Operator Production Operator
Production Team Leader
5 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Technical Support Specialist Quality Assurance Analyst
Quality Assurance Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Assembly Line Worker Material Handler Quality Control Inspector
Quality Control Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Engineer Quality Engineer
Quality Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Assembling Machine Operator Material Handler Production Supervisor
Quality Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Assembling Machine Operator Forklift Operator Production Supervisor
Sanitation Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Production Worker Shipping Clerk Shipping Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Numerical Control Operator Machinist Welder
Shop Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Warehouse Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Machine Operator 2.9 years
Cell Operator 2.9 years
Operator 2.8 years
Line Operator 2.4 years
Stacker Operator 2.2 years
Top Careers Before General Machine Operator
Cashier 11.3%
Cook 5.8%
Welder 3.6%
Prep Cook 2.6%
Technician 2.6%
Packer 2.4%
Supervisor 2.4%
Mechanic 2.4%
Server 2.4%
Top Careers After General Machine Operator
Cashier 6.2%
Welder 3.1%
Operator 2.9%
Driver 2.9%

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General Machine Operator Demographics

Gender

Male

77.6%

Female

21.6%

Unknown

0.8%
Ethnicity

White

66.4%

Hispanic or Latino

13.9%

Black or African American

10.1%

Asian

6.6%

Unknown

2.9%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0%

German

10.0%

Polish

10.0%

Mandarin

5.0%

Japanese

5.0%

Dakota

5.0%

Tagalog

5.0%

Russian

5.0%

Hmong

5.0%
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General Machine Operator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

13.8%

Fox Valley Technical College

7.7%

Southwestern Michigan College

6.2%

Grand Rapids Community College

6.2%

Baker College of Muskegon

4.6%

Des Moines Area Community College

4.6%

Danville Community College

4.6%

Sinclair Community College

4.6%

University of Akron

4.6%

Tulsa Community College

4.6%

Cuyahoga Community College

4.6%

Henry Ford College

4.6%

Gateway Technical College

4.6%

Macomb Community College

4.6%

Baker College

4.6%

Western Washington University

3.1%

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

3.1%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

3.1%

Remington College

3.1%

Virginia College-Knoxville

3.1%
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Majors

Business

23.0%

General Studies

13.1%

Automotive Technology

6.7%

Criminal Justice

6.3%

Industrial Technology

4.8%

Precision Metal Working

4.0%

Nursing

4.0%

Computer Science

3.6%

Electrical Engineering

3.6%

Management

3.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.2%

Education

3.2%

Culinary Arts

2.8%

English

2.8%

Psychology

2.8%

Health Care Administration

2.8%

Information Technology

2.8%

Drafting And Design

2.4%

Pharmacy

2.4%

Liberal Arts

2.4%
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Degrees

Other

51.5%

Associate

20.7%

Bachelors

10.9%

Certificate

8.1%

Diploma

6.1%

Masters

1.7%

License

0.4%

Doctorate

0.4%
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Top Skills for A General Machine Operator

  1. Heavy Machinery
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. CNC
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  • Operate heavy machinery to produce green sand castings to customer specifications.
  • Performed all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Transferred commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
  • Inventory and orders Quality control General labor
  • Started machine operations by inputting control instructions into control units.

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