vacuum forming machine operator


Vacuum forming machine operators tend, control, and maintain machines that heat sheets of plastic before moving them around a mould, using vacuum-suction; when these sheets become cool, they are permanently set in the shape of the mould.

Alternative label

  • thermoforming machine operator

  • vacuum forming machine operator

  • plastic molding machine setter

  • thermoforming operator

  • vacuum forming machine worker

  • vacuum forming machine tender

  • thermo-forming machine tender

  • thermo-forming machine setter

  • thermoforming machine tender

  • vacuum molding machine operative

  • vacuum moulding machine operative

  • vacuum moulding machine operator

  • vacuum forming machine setter

  • moulder operator

  • plastic molding machine tender

  • plastics production process worker

  • thermoforming machine operative

  • vacuum forming machine operative

  • thermoforming operative

  • vacuum molding machine operator

  • thermo-forming machine operative

  • thermo-forming machine worker

  • molder operator

  • vacuum former

  • plastic moulding machine setter

  • plastic moulding machine tender

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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