coating machine operator


Coating machine operators set up and tend coating machines that coat metal products with a thin layer of covering of materials such as lacquer, enamel, copper, nickel, zinc, cadmium, chromium or other metal layering in order to protect or decorate the metal products' surfaces. They run all coating machine stations on multiple coaters.

Alternative label

  • coating machine operative

  • coating machine technician

  • coater

  • coater operator

  • coating and embossing operator

  • coating and baking operator

  • coater associate

  • coating and embossing unit operator

  • coater technician

  • coater adjuster

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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