plastic heat treatment equipment operator


Plastic heat treatment equipment operators manipulate plastic products using machinery such as furnaces or flame-hardening machines in order to temper, anneal or heat-treat. They set up the machinery and read the production instructions to determine the furnace temperature. Plastic heat treatment equipment operators remove products from machines, let them cool down, examine and test products to see if they conform to specifications.

Alternative label

  • heat treat technician

  • heat treating operator

  • process engineer, metallurgical

  • heat treating equipment setter

  • heat treating equipment operator

  • heat treat operator

  • heat treatment equipment engineer

  • materials engineer

  • metallurgical process engineer

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Essential skills and competences

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Optional skills and competences

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