Top Machine Set Up Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Machine Set Up Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Machine Set Up Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.8% of Machine Set Up Operator resumes contained Set Up as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Machine Set Up Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Machine Set Up Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Set Up

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Here's how Set Up is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operated numerically controlled drill press that automatically performed machining operations such as drilling, reaming, countersinking.
  • Set up and operated injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials and material handler
  • Performed set up / operation of automatic machinery used in production of plumbing components
  • Machine set up Hi-Lo driver cleaner press operator assembler
  • Set up and operate various corrugated product machinery.
  • Set up and maintained automatic threading machines
  • Recommend changes to set up procedures/processes/tooling.
  • Set up and operate assembly equipment
  • Set up and operated lathes, mills, grinders, drill presses and controls in the production of brass musical instruments.
  • Set up and managed crew for repairs at outside facilities when necessary to replace worn parts that we had produced.
  • Set up and operated machine tool such as drill and punch press, plastic molding break press, turret press.
  • Performed machine and line set up as directed by supervision to reduce the change over time and efficient line start-ups.
  • Learned and followed OSHA policies and procedures, using proper procedures during machine set up and loading at all times.
  • Set up operate extrusion press and equipment, trouble shoot, quality control, material handling, and repair parts.
  • Set up, operated, and monitored effective operation of production, die casting, and cold header machinery.
  • Set up and a range of machining equipment from air tools to tire machine, welding and cutting torch.
  • Program all equipment and document changes in set up procedures required to maintain continuous operation of the entire process.
  • Set up various CNC machines, troubleshooting and operation of machines, making parts in the manufacturing of furniture.
  • Set up machines and troubleshoot issues for the production operators as needed to make the productions goals and requirements.
  • Set up and operated CNC gear tooth grinding machines and CNC lathe machine for hard turn finishing work.

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2. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Help Operate the CNC laser cutting machine and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators.
  • Selected, aligned and secured holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on CNC Mills.
  • Operated, adjusted and performed work and setup on CNC machines both OD and ID grinders and assembly.
  • Perform initial start-ups of various machinery (CNC machines, CAM grinders, drills) in cell configurations.
  • Performed programming of a number of brake presses through running CNC controls in angel and depth modes.
  • Prepare and operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, grinding, milling, etc.
  • Load and operate CNC lathe and milling machines, setup and operate manual lathe and milling machines.
  • Job Responsibilities: Set-up and operate CNC milling and plastic molding machine, also verify part quality often
  • Machine Setup, both CNC and conventional, operation, troubleshoot, maintain equipment and inventory
  • Make adjustments to Grinders, Drills and CNC programs plus change out tooling as needed.
  • Started as machine operator running a CNC now I program the CNC to cut parts.
  • Complete new machining layouts and/or CNC programs for new jobs to be run.
  • Experienced on sheers, press brake, tumblers, and some CNC operation.
  • Helped train operators to become familiar with CNC equipment and G/M code.
  • Work closely with engineering department developing G-Code programs for Star CNC equipment.
  • Operated CNC punch presses to produce carbide green state parts.
  • Operate CNC machines, robots over head crane and forklift.
  • Experience working with manual and CNC lathes and Mills.
  • Experienced in setup of CNC and PLC equipment.
  • Operate set up and Assist operators with CNC machines

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3. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Set machine up to specifications needed to produce parts* Inspect parts to assure that specifications are being maintained
  • Pull hardware for jobs, read prints, inspect parts, operate forklifts.
  • Inspect parts for quality assurance and grind down parts when needed.
  • Inspect parts with gauges listed and frequency required on operation sheets.
  • Inspect parts for quality based on documentation and record as needed.
  • Inspect parts before a complete run to ensure quality.
  • Inspect parts and reject non conforming products.
  • Inspect parts for proper tolerance.
  • run machines, maintain quota with little or no errors, inspect parts and pack parts
  • Set up and operate Haas VF-2, VF-4 Vertical Milling Machines Light program editing Inspect parts according to print
  • Set Up and Operate CNC Haas Mills, Read Blueprints, Machine Parts to Print, Deburr and Inspect Parts.
  • Shop parts inspector 3.inspect parts with precision tools Skills Used Machine operator skills
  • load an operate machine to produce quality parts within tolerances provided by blueprints.Inspect parts using hand held tools an document measurements.

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4. Machine Settings

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Here's how Machine Settings is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Verified machine settings and programmed control data for accuracy
  • Read blueprints and determine exactly what screw machine settings are needed to create an actual working part from the plans.
  • Adjusted machine settings for speed and feed rates.
  • Set up machine to start a production cycleControl and adjust machine settings (e.g.
  • Adjust machine settings for temperature, speed and feed rates, and cycle times.

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5. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Worked on drill presses, horizontal and vertical milling machines and grinders.
  • Operated & setup multiple spindle Drill presses.
  • Experience with lathes, drill presses, grinders, drilling, reaming, and tapping.
  • Experience with surface grinder, drill press, lathe's, and mills.
  • Punch Press, Drill Press, Screw Machines.
  • Operate drill press and lathe * Use a micrometer to measure parts.
  • Work involved use of factory machines such as Bridgeports, saws, drill presses,punch presses, and misc.

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6. Micrometers

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Here's how Micrometers is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Used micrometers and calipers to determine required tolerances.
  • Checked parts in between operations with calipers, micrometers, depth mics to assure it meets blueprint requirement.
  • Handled measuring tools (Calipers, Micrometers, etc) and read them in English and Metric units.
  • Use micrometers and gauges to check parts according to quality requirements, and make changes as necessary.
  • Inspected finished parts form machines with calipers and micrometers as well as a visual inspection.
  • Use precision when operating tools such as tape measures, micrometers, nibblers and calipers.
  • Worked with Indicators, Micrometers, Calipers, Gage Blocks and other precision tools.
  • Inspect and measure finished work pieces to determine conformance specifications, using micrometers.
  • Check for quality of incoming metal and finished parts using micrometers and calipers.
  • Created precision carbide parts by measuring and weighing using scales and micrometers.
  • Used precision measuring micrometers and gauges to confirm compliance with detailed specs.
  • Used measuring instruments such as fixed gauges, calipers and micrometers.
  • Used calibers and micrometers to check close tolerances of the parts.
  • Used precision instruments such as micrometers, calipers and other gauges.
  • Utilize micrometers, tape measures and calipers for inspection.
  • Use micrometers, dial and photo electric indicators.
  • Check parts from blueprint using micrometers and gauges.
  • Use of tape measures, calipers, micrometers.
  • Set up of screw machines and micrometers.
  • Use of calipers and micrometers2.

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7. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Observe machine operation and examine cut strips for gauge, width, flatness, holes, burrs, and surface defects.
  • Monitored machine operation & control panel displays, & compare readings to specifications in order to detect malfunctions.
  • Turned handles or knobs to set pressures and depths of ram strokes and to synchronize machine operations.
  • Improved machine operation by increasing the number of productivity, and the quality on a daily basis.
  • Adjust heating mechanisms, tension and speed of machine operation to produce product meeting desired specifications.
  • Maintained machine to make quality parts and performed training on proper machine operation to new hires.
  • Performed quality control checks during machine operation for dimensional tolerance, mil thickness and print clarity.
  • Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of packaged product to standards.
  • Worked along with the Maintenance Department to ensure consistent machine operation.
  • Perform machine operations as needed.
  • Screw machine operation and setup I set up screw machines and ran production.
  • Trained new employees in machine operation and gage usage.
  • Observe machine operations to detect any problems, making necessary adjustments to correct problems.
  • Skilled in HAAS and Mori Seiki machine operation.

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8. Automatic Screw Machines

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Here's how Automatic Screw Machines is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Group leader for six automatic screw machines, one set up person, one operator and one support person.
  • Manufactured screws using Browne & Sharpe automatic screw machines.

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9. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Performed preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance on machines to insure an acceptable productivity.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and trouble shooting on machinery.
  • Operate the production machine whilst performing; preventative maintenance, quality checks and keeping up with paperwork
  • Performed preventative maintenance on CNC lathes, troubleshooted machining problems, and replaced worn tools.
  • Performed routine and preventative maintenance on machinery, vehicles, building and fork lift.
  • Performed daily preventative maintenance and routine maintenance throughout the day.
  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance on all of machinery Identify and diagnose machine and product defects.
  • MARCH 2010 Performs preventative maintenance on machines and auxiliary equipment as assigned.

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10. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Trained other groups in multiple issues that arose during setup and trouble shooting of machine.
  • Set up and operate maintain and trouble shooting machining problems.
  • Trouble shooting and minor repairs of equipment.
  • Trouble shooting skills for machine & product.
  • Assisted other employees in thier trouble shooting and training.
  • Set up machines, trouble shooting and ligth maintenance
  • Machine set-up and trouble shooting Operator Machine Cutting Saw Operate Aluminum Elbow Bender Set Up Machine Roll straighter.

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11. Fanuc

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Here's how Fanuc is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Edited program when required utilizing Fanuc controller.
  • Use FANUC series Oi-MC and FANUC series 18-M controllers.
  • Operated mills and lathes with Siemens and Fanuc C-N-C controls -Held tolerance of +.
  • Set up and operate CNC Lathes (fanuc numeric controls).
  • Operate 3axis horizontal with a Fanuc control 1year.
  • Programmed Puma, Fanuc controlled CNC lathes.

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12. Haas

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Here's how Haas is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Learn multiple set-ups on Haas Horizontal Boring Machine & Mori Seki Machining Center.
  • Perform machine setups on Haas TL3 Operate machines to blueprint specifications Edit programming
  • Operated HAAS Super mini mill.
  • Operate three axis Haas milling machine on production line according to supplied blueprints and operational computer programming.
  • Prioritize schedule to utilize two Haas VF-2 milling machines.
  • Set ups and operation of HAAS mill machine.

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13. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Followed blueprints specifications using hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Mounted and positioned tools in machine chuck, spindle and other tool holding device to specifications, using hand tools.
  • Mount grinding wheel and regulating wheels on spindles with hand tools, cranes, and forklifts.
  • Checked all parts with hand tools to make sure tolerances were met.
  • Experienced with hand tools, forklift, and precision measuring equipment.
  • Use air/power and hand tools for final finishing of goods.
  • Used numerous hand tools and measuring tools.
  • Performed Machine set-up with basic hand tools.
  • Reposition printing plates and adjusted pressure to rollers to improve print quality, using dials and hand tools.
  • Trouble shoot and fix machine problems using various hand tools.
  • Followed blueprint specifications using hand tools and measuring internments, aligned Specified dies and synchronizing cams on upsetting machines.

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14. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Performed quality checks of manufacturing processes and finish products to assure compliance with company requirements and customer s expectations.
  • Make quality checks on products, and record such data in the network system.
  • Assist other team members as necessary to meet production rate & quality checks.
  • Do quality checks on material to ensure it met customer specifications.
  • Do quality checks before, during, and after jobs.
  • Perform QS900 specification and other quality checks on products.
  • Perform regular quality checks on product output.
  • Have also done quality checks and rework.
  • Performed quality checks per customer spec.
  • Perform multiple quality checks, troublshoot and resolve any issues during the run.
  • Operated Mori Seiki CNC machines, changed tooling, chucks, adjusted offsets and performed the necessary quality checks/documentation.
  • Prepare product ( bag/sleeves) to customers request Perform quality checks throughout the order.

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15. Okuma

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Here's how Okuma is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Learned and familiarized myself with okuma machines.
  • Operated Full Robotics Application for Operated Okuma Space Turn 300.
  • Operated Okuma Lathes, Grinders, Face and Centering, and Spline Roll machines.
  • Machine operator for Okuma lathe.
  • Can make program and tools adjustments-Okuma Controls
  • Machine operator for Okuma lathe.

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16. Mazak

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Here's how Mazak is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Machine Set-up and Operator: responsible for setting up, maintaining, and operating a Mazak vertical machining center.
  • Experience in operating Mazak Horizontal Mills, Palletech, Multi-Plex, and Bar Feeder Lathes.
  • Programmed & operated Mazak sqt 15 lathes for 16.5 years.
  • Set up and operate Mazak, Okuma, Hwachean, Puma, Haas, and many manual machines over the years.
  • Experienced on Toyoda, Mazak, Haas, Makino and multi head manual machines lead on continuous improvements committee
  • Operated vertical mills and lathes with minor programming experience on Mazak Equipment.

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17. SPC

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Here's how SPC is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Maintained SPC and Tool wear studies & charting on all machined castings ran at the machining work center.
  • Worked in SPC (statistical process control) measuring parts from floor to insure parts are running inspect.
  • Perform various inspection procedures such as 1st Article, Final, SPC and in-process.
  • Documented actions using SPC (statistical process control) and quality logs.
  • Enter SPC as required and properly respond to out of control conditions.
  • Maintain SPC charts, production records, first piece records.
  • Interpreted blueprints, operation sheets, SPC inspection.
  • Collected and analyzed basic SPC data as required.
  • Entered production results in Win SPC daily.
  • Set up and ran production on Citizen Lathes and Horizontal mills Utilized SPC for inspection
  • Operate and set-up 8/32 Euro turn screw machines Use of SPC on quality control
  • Put in spc on required jobs.
  • Used blue prints, calipers, mills, SPC charts to chart trends in Production processes.
  • Run production, edit, and size in material * SPC * Drive Forklift throughout plant

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18. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Provided back up to Quality Assurance personnel and Production Supervisor.
  • Work with supervisor and engineering to program numerical control.
  • Interact professionally and friendly with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Attended 33 hour educations course on Supervisory Management.
  • Followed instructions given by supervisor maintenance
  • Place yarn packages on spindle of creel, according to supervisor's instructions, color-coded spools, and numbered yarn packages.
  • Trained on lean manufacturing operations, ISO 9001, leadership, GMP's, CPR, and first-aid team.
  • Picked and packed customer orders of various sizes to meet ISO9002 specifications and to meet customer satisfaction requirements.
  • Set up and operated 150 ton Federal ad Allison presses according to contracted specifications and blue prints.
  • Maintain accurate count of parts produced and report any scrap generated to Set-up person or Supervisor.
  • Understand and implement ISO 9000 procedures related to role and responsibilities of a Finishing Operator.
  • Support supervisor and co-workers for entire plant by insuring that machines were in running order.
  • Limited supervisory experience to assist, or fill in for supervisor when he was away.
  • Passed ISO Audit, after leading auditor through processes from set up to final Inspection.
  • Prepare the daily production reports, count sheet to be submitted to supervisor.
  • Monitor fill level of bulk tank system and report reordering levels to supervisor.
  • Helped and trained machine operators when needed and also supervisor at times.
  • Report to and follow through with my Team Leader and Supervisor.
  • Worked with ISO coordinator to ensure quality control on 2nd shift.
  • Clear machine jams, and report malfunctions to a supervisor.

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19. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Operated overhead cranes, material handler forklifts, and motorized lift carts to load raw materials and unload finished products.
  • Checked raw materials for quality and quantity ahead of loading into machine assemble raw materials to be loaded.
  • Operate a forklift for handling raw materials, tools & fixtures & finish product.
  • Inspected and prepared raw materials for processing Prepare material for dye procedure and supplied lines for inspection and startup
  • Full Time Oversee the daily preparation of raw materials for processing Load and maintain lines for inspection.
  • based on various raw materials.
  • Document, record and maintain raw materials, processes and production history in order to comply with rastreability and traceability requirements.
  • lSupplied other operators with raw materials.
  • warehouse Performing job to FDA and GMP standarlized batch records responsible for unloading different raw materials into perpor tanks.

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20. CMM

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Here's how CMM is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Have been trained to do checks on coordinate measuring machine (CMM), also did spin balancing, and runouts.
  • Cross training with quality control department, use special inspection instrument such as CMM machine and very familiar with Smartscope machine.
  • Check parts on CMM during changeovers, die cast cavity changes, and scheduled part checks.
  • Used equipment such as Calipers, Micrometers, CMM, and many other measuring tools.
  • Analyze CMM report, re-indicate the part into the fixture.
  • Check parts using CMM, micrometers and other appropriate gauges.

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21. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Trained in each job of assembly line making it easier to pinpoint areas in line needing adjustment for quality control
  • Job Duties: Set-up and packed on Fast packed on fast paced assembly line of plastic hanger production.
  • Load and unload trucks and supply assembly line with parts to assure assembly line does not stop.
  • Operated every station on the engine assembly line also all the stations on transmission assembly line.
  • Restart all machinery on the assembly line if system error.
  • Stack and wrap parts to be sent to assembly lines.
  • run a forklift, robo drills, overhead cranes and assembly line plus other tasks as required or needed.
  • Started working on the assembly line, progressed to Moulder/Tenoner Operator, and then to Millwright.
  • Sanded parts Material Handler Assembly line

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22. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Perform product quality measurements, computer interactions, and maintain all documentation as required.
  • Monitored and reviewed all product dimensions to ensure compliance within product quality tolerances.
  • Inspected parts utilizing precision measurement tools to insure product quality.
  • Monitored product quality to ensure compliance of standards and specifications.
  • Line start up, maintained product quality, verified correct material was loaded, and operated sealer.
  • Used micrometers, diagrams, comparator charts and picture route sheets to assure optimum product quality.

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23. Surface Grinders

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Here's how Surface Grinders is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • surface grinders, and NC mills.
  • Learned and exceeded the skills necessary to perfect grinding techniques using Blanchard rotary surface grinders.
  • Used manual Mill / Lathe / Drill Presses / Surface Grinders/ Cut off Saws on secondary operations.
  • Supervised operation of turret punches, shear, and surface grinders.
  • Operated surface grinders to sharpen and maintain all tooling.
  • Maintained, set-up, and operated surface grinders.

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24. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Maintain inspection frequency to ensure quality standards.
  • Machine set up and operation to detail and quality standards.
  • Inspected and measured parts to ensure quality standards were met
  • Operate machines while maintaining quality standards.
  • Performed equipments inspections accordingly to specifications and quality standards.
  • Maintained operational parameters of six work stations; performed quality inspections; ensured that company quality standards were met.

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25. Product Specifications

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Here's how Product Specifications is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Disciplined in following work instructions for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances.
  • Measured and inspected machine parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Set up and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine operation.
  • Study blueprints and work orders to determine product specifications, tool requirements, and operational sequences.
  • Read blueprints, quality plans, operator instructions and job routing for product specifications.
  • Used various measuring tools to check product specifications.
  • Measure, space, and setsaw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications.

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26. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Programmed machines for custom bag design according to customer specifications.
  • Ensured compliance within customer specifications.
  • Manufactured jet engine and gas turbine parts to meet customer specifications.
  • Ensured that machine was set up to customer specifications.
  • Set up machines as required for work day Operate machines Produce product to customer specifications
  • Located and prepared orders for shipping according to customer specifications and regulations, maintained delivery data accurate and up to date.

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27. Job Orders

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Here's how Job Orders is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Created blueprints for job orders.
  • Check and operated machines tools to perform a series of progressive machines operationsWorked from written instructions to fulfill job orders
  • Read blueprints or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences.
  • Obtained required materials based on job orders and specifications.
  • Reviewed job orders, blueprints, layouts and charts to determine materials needed to complete job.
  • Study blueprints for job orders and tooling.

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28. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Trained in company lock out / tag out procedures, along with the proper labeling of different types of fluids.
  • Set up and operation of paper manufacturing machines for different types of paper and sizes
  • Worked with different types of lubricants according to job order and material.
  • Machined parts using different types of processes which include: Milling, Turning and Grinding.
  • perform different types of clean according to company regulations Tear down machines to clean up, assembling and setting up.
  • Received training for and operated approximately 25 different types of injection machines.

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29. Multiple Machines

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Here's how Multiple Machines is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Change film, operate multiple machines.
  • Operated multiple machines on a daily basis including 300 ton presses, punch press.Brake press, and industry specific devices.
  • Worked with multiple machines at once also abilities to read blueprints and edit programs working with .0002
  • Perform basic and in-detailed machining and assembly task to operate multiple machines and/or perform many manual/assembly duties.
  • Operate and monitor multiple machines in a cellular environment, including processing different jobs simultaneously.
  • Re-calibrated multiple machines to ensure quality and configuration for specific products were maintained.

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30. Production Runs

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Here's how Production Runs is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Experienced in keeping critical quality control paper during production runs.
  • Worked as needed on first and/or second shifts setting up machines in stamping department for production runs according to print specification.
  • Utilized many brands of ink, plates and pads for production runs.
  • Removed dies from machines when production runs are finished.
  • Maintained tight tolerances in set-up and production runs Conducted tolerance checks.
  • Run machines Remove, install and adjust die Adjust machine for proper production runs Read part prints Used closed tolerance production gages

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31. Machine Tools

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Here's how Machine Tools is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, or hand grinders and drilling machine.
  • Set up machine tools from TDS prints.
  • Programmed computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Perform complete and independent setup of various machine tools and perform any operation within machines capacity.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Set up and operate a wide variety of machines and machine tools to make the parts.

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32. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Performed Warehouse receiving / disbursing functions and inventory control.
  • Receive material from vendors, input data into our inventory control and all other duties assigned
  • Label all parts for shipping and inventory control.
  • Maintained metal counts according to inventory control guidelines and performed required inventory transactions.
  • Participated in inventory control, safety practice and lean manufacturing.
  • Worked in shipping/receiving, inventory control, and fork truck areas as needed.

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33. Blueprint Specifications

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Here's how Blueprint Specifications is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Maintain blueprint specifications and adhere to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Perform machine setups on Citizen L20, M32, K16 Mori NL2500 Operate machines to blueprint specifications Write basic programs Edit programming
  • Managed and identified length and part numbers per blueprint specifications to ensured quality specifications were met.
  • Repaired or replaced defective machinery and or tooling to maintain blueprint specifications.
  • Inspected finished parts in accordance with blueprint specifications.
  • Manufactured parts to blueprint specifications.

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34. Manual Mill

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Here's how Manual Mill is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Adjust parameters to programming to maintain job specifications .Setup manual milling machines vertical and horizontal for production work.
  • Received forklift certifications through company as well as being trained on manual mills, lathes and numerous high precision machinist tools.
  • Operate a CNC mill along with a Bridgeport manual mill and manual lathe to add specified features to parts.
  • Read and interpret customer blue prints, setup, operate manual mills, lathes and grinders.
  • Can run manual milling machines and lathes to a certain degree where required.
  • Job Description: Worked on Manual Lathes, Manual Milling Machines, and Bench Grinders.

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35. Different Machines

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Here's how Different Machines is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Set up/operate different machines on the production line.
  • Fork truck bring materials to machine Setup print operations on different machines thoughout the plant
  • set up and operate many different machines, such as screw machines , plastic molding , multislide , and automation.
  • Operated multiple different machines to produce multiple different parts on propane regulators.
  • Operated different machines that included making buttons and eye-letting ribbons.
  • Operate different machines depending on production requirements and needs.

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36. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Square Shear Set-up Operator -Set-up and operated machine designed to shear large sheets of brass, galvanized, and stainless steel.
  • Machine materials like Stainless Steel, Titanium, Brass, Copper Member of Safety Committee
  • Press Brake/Press Operator -Ran galvanized and stainless steel through presses and press brakes.
  • Worked with parts made of Titanium, Stainless Steel, and Aluminum.
  • Welded stainless steel and set up for welding, bending and hole punching using portable plasma cutter.
  • Produced parts from different materials such as cold rolled steel, stainless steel, no lead brass and regular brass.

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37. OD

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Here's how OD is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Maintained product tolerances and performed equipment changeovers on a variety of machines increasing production and decreasing scrap.
  • Performed operations on printing machine to produce dairy product containers printed with specific customer imaging.
  • Monitor and maintain production machinery/equipment operations to detect any problems-l lubricate machinery and parts.
  • Work closely with management and inspection personnel to verify successful operation and quality production.
  • Performed basic prototyping activities such as creating solid models and blueprints using SolidWorks.
  • Modify programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.
  • Fill material requirements to complete work orders and other scheduled production activities.
  • Coordinated with manufacturing and engineering to ensure efficiency and quality in products.
  • Keep logs on quantity produced and damaged/defected material and machine performance/maintenance.
  • Operate packaging line equipment ensuring efficiency and effective packaging of goods.
  • Assembled aluminum cabinets for bakery products and enclosure for electrical.
  • Maintain non-conforming reports for any quality issues occurred during production.
  • Improved multiple machining methods with new ideas therefore increasing productivity.
  • Monitored quality and productivity using prints and criteria sheets.
  • Complete part modifications during production to assure quality.
  • Received multiple merit rewards for process improvement methods.
  • Prepare product identification records and other required reports.
  • Manufacture high quantity production and also prototypes.
  • Operated juice filler, produced high volume of product daily; followed all safety and quality procedures and kept daily log.
  • Required to set all tools, load programs, set-up bar feeders, and on occasion modify programs for part specifications.

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38. Amada

low Demand
Here's how Amada is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Operated and set-up CNC Plasma burning machine, CNC Burning machine, Amada and Shear saws, and punch presses.
  • Set up machines and changed tooling for Amada equipment.
  • Operate 4 Amada Pega & 1 Amada Vipros daily.
  • Use the Amada press brake to bend flat metal into an angle and dimension accordingly to the blueprints.
  • Nest parts from daily list and cut on Amada laser, which entails multiple thicknesses of steel.
  • Program, setup, run, Amada machine.

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39. Fadal

low Demand
Here's how Fadal is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operate Fadal 3 Axis Mills
  • Experienced with many types of CNC controls including Yasnac, Fanuc, Fadal, Haas.
  • Operate Fadal CNC milling machine * Operation and Set-up of Acme-Gridley multi-spindle chuckers
  • Work with Doosan, , Fadal machine.Set up, and Edit program.
  • Operated 2 CNC fadals and Haas mills for a company that made machine parts for pharmaceutical companies.
  • Programmed, downloaded and edited with a Fadal milling center and controller.

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40. Lathe Machines

low Demand
Here's how Lathe Machines is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Trained new employees on machine setup and operation of lathe machines and the use of inspection tools.
  • Can set-up and operate various manual lathe machines.
  • Worked lathe machines which trimmed lock cylinder.
  • Job Responsibilities: Set-up and run Mazak lathe machines and verify quality of all parts
  • Set up and operation of Mazak 900 and 900m vertical turning lathe machines.
  • Operated and set up Mori Seiki CNC Lathe machines with fanuc controls manufacture plastic product Edit programs and make offset tools.

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41. Dial Indicators

low Demand
Here's how Dial Indicators is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Aligned vises to set-ups using dial indicators.
  • Use dial indicators to change and preset tools for machine and use hard gauges to check holes being machined.
  • Aligned motor, air end and coupling using calipers, dial indicators and straight edges.
  • Manipulate controls and observe dial indicators in order to monitor, adjust, and regulate speeds of machine mechanisms.
  • Verify that workpiece reference lines are parallel to the axis of table rotation, using dial indicators mounted in spindles.

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42. Production Machines

low Demand
Here's how Production Machines is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Perform production set-up of a variety of automated production machines.
  • Worked with engineers and area technicians to upgrade and modify production machines.
  • Continue to set up, run,maintain and trouble shoot production machines.
  • Performed basic repairs and preventativeproduction machines Set up, run trouble shoot and tear down .

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43. MIG

low Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Used MIG welders, mills and grinders.
  • Machine set-up and operation including PUNCHPRESS, BRAKEPRESS, PERFORATING PRESS and WELDING ARC, MIG and TIG.
  • press set-up and operator* MIG welder* Special project fabricator for prototype plows* Assembled and operate snow plows
  • Change coppers Setup machines for each job Weld (mig and tig) Inspect parts Read blueprints operate forklift
  • Excelled in CNC machining, manual milling and MIG welding.
  • Demonstrated expertise in MIG / TIG welding as needed.

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44. Production Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Production Requirements is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Operate at various speeds to ensure proper ink coverage, alignment, and to meet production requirements.
  • Perform routine and repetitive duties involved in minor adjustments and operation of assigned machines to meet quality and production requirements.
  • Demonstrated my understanding of complex computer systems by accurately entering data and setting schedules to meet production requirements.
  • Assisted machine operators with finished pieces -Twisting and extrusion operator -Material handler -Responsible for achieving production requirements.
  • Operated machines and monitors while making the required minor adjustments to maintain quality and production requirements.
  • Maintained job schedules and directed allocation of materials, equipment and manpower to meet production requirements.

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45. Production Goals

low Demand
Here's how Production Goals is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Run stamping machines from 80 ton to 800 ton machines safely and efficiently to achieve daily production goals.
  • Operate and maintenance the production machinery, in order to achieve or exceed company production goals.
  • Used good time management skills to consistently exceed production goals.
  • Machine operator keeping documentation of quality assurance and production goals, maintenance on machines and sanitation.
  • Operated several injection molding machines safely and with attention to quality and production goals.
  • Followed detailed directions from layout drawings and supervisor to satisfy daily production goals.

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46. Height Gauges

low Demand
Here's how Height Gauges is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges.
  • Verified position with measuring instruments, such as gauge blocks, height gauges and dial indicators.

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47. Tape Measure

low Demand
Here's how Tape Measure is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Use tools such as calipers, squares, protractors and tape measures.
  • Used micrometer and tape measure also did spot arc welding.
  • Used tape measure to 1/64 Use Mil thickness gauge.

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48. Final Inspection

low Demand
Here's how Final Inspection is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Performed final inspections in adherence to strict quality requirements.
  • Performed final inspections for accuracy.
  • Assisted with work load in other departments such as Final Inspection, Airflow Gauging, and Water Flow Gauging.
  • Check the final inspection with micrometer and caliper before passing on the production to the next department operator.
  • Second sealed packages after final inspection and placed them in containers for shipping.
  • Trained in final inspection department.
  • Conducted first piece, in-process and final inspection (C=0) Performed incoming receiving inspection.
  • Inspect and pre-package rolls for final inspection and verification.

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49. Calibrate

low Demand
Here's how Calibrate is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Utilized calibrated measuring tools for precise measurements.
  • Calibrated equipment on all assembly/machinery lines.
  • Inspect calibrate and maintain records for company and individual employee measuring equipment.
  • Calibrated, adjusted and inspected machine and materials to ensure quality product.
  • Calibrate and test parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product.
  • Calibrate end product to ensure consistency in quality.
  • Measured and calibrated raw sheets of rubber.
  • Maintain and Calibrate press Production and Quality Control Martial Handling & Staff Management

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50. Production Parts

low Demand
Here's how Production Parts is used in Machine Set Up Operator jobs:
  • Operated CNC Milling machines manufacturing high production parts for the US Military.
  • Maintained very accurate logs and product documentation on production parts and products.
  • Complete all computer transactions on production parts.
  • Repair suspended production parts bring into blue print tolerances.
  • Preform at machine programming for tooling and quick run production parts using Mazatrol
  • Handled set-ups for prototype and production parts by programming directly at the machine Off-line programming using Maxo 4 in Windows 95

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20 Most Common Skill for a Machine Set Up Operator

Set Up23.4%
CNC19.2%
Inspect Parts15.7%
Machine Settings10.7%
Drill Press5.8%
Micrometers4.4%
Machine Operation3.5%
Automatic Screw Machines3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Machine Set Up Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Set Up
Set Up
20.8%
20.8%
2
2
CNC
CNC
17%
17%
3
3
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
13.9%
13.9%
4
4
Machine Settings
Machine Settings
9.5%
9.5%
5
5
Drill Press
Drill Press
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Micrometers
Micrometers
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
Automatic Screw Machines
Automatic Screw Machines
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.7%
1.7%
10
10
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
1.4%
1.4%
11
11
Fanuc
Fanuc
1.3%
1.3%
12
12
Haas
Haas
1.3%
1.3%
13
13
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Okuma
Okuma
0.9%
0.9%
16
16
Mazak
Mazak
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
SPC
SPC
0.9%
0.9%
18
18
ISO
ISO
0.8%
0.8%
19
19
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.6%
0.6%
20
20
CMM
CMM
0.6%
0.6%
21
21
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Surface Grinders
Surface Grinders
0.5%
0.5%
24
24
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.5%
0.5%
25
25
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
26
26
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
27
27
Job Orders
Job Orders
0.4%
0.4%
28
28
Different Types
Different Types
0.4%
0.4%
29
29
Multiple Machines
Multiple Machines
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Production Runs
Production Runs
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Machine Tools
Machine Tools
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Blueprint Specifications
Blueprint Specifications
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Manual Mill
Manual Mill
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Different Machines
Different Machines
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
OD
OD
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Amada
Amada
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Fadal
Fadal
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Lathe Machines
Lathe Machines
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Dial Indicators
Dial Indicators
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Production Machines
Production Machines
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
MIG
MIG
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Height Gauges
Height Gauges
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Calibrate
Calibrate
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Production Parts
Production Parts
0.3%
0.3%

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