Becoming a Clay Products Machine Operator
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Becoming a Clay Products Machine Operator

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Operates machines to manufacture clay products, such as bricks, tiles, insulators, porcelain and pottery, by shaping and firing clay.
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Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 200

What does a Clay Products Machine Operator do?

  • monitoring the flow of clay and other raw materials and products into machines, and adjusting valves and controls to specifications
  • positioning clay and stone on machines to be cut and worked
  • operating concrete mixing, stacking and splitting machines
  • setting up and installing moulds and other machine fixtures
  • setting up and operating glass-making machines to produce molten glass, and regulating temperature of molten glass
  • pressing and blowing glass into moulds to form glassware products
  • collecting and examining samples for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
  • setting grinding and cutting edges

Specialisations

  • Brick Extruder Operator
  • Porcelain Turner
  • Slip Caster

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