metal drawing machine operator


Metal drawing machine operators set up and operate drawing machines for ferrous and non-ferrous metal products, designed to provide wires, bars, pipes, hollow profiles and tubes with their specific form by reducing its cross-section and by pulling the working materials through a series of drawing dies.

Alternative label

  • wiredrawing setter

  • wire drawer

  • draw machine operator

  • forming machine technician

  • draw machine technician

  • forming machine operative

  • metal drawing machine operative

  • wirer drawer machine operator

  • wiredrawing machine tender

  • draw machine operative

  • metal drawing machine technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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