extrusion machine operator


Extrusion machine operators set up, monitor and maintain machines which heat or melt raw materials, and pull or push the heated material through a shaped die to form it into a continuous profile with a preset cross section such as tubes, pipes and sheeting. They may also clean and maintain the equipment.

Alternative label

  • extrusion machine tender

  • plastic extrusion operator

  • extruder tender operative

  • extruder operating apprentice

  • extrusion operator

  • extrusion press technician

  • extruder machine tendering operator

  • metal extrusion machine operator

  • extruder machine tender

  • extruder machine setting operative

  • hot extrusion press operator

  • hot extrusion machine operator

  • extruding machine technician

  • extruder operating technician

  • extruder machine operator

  • extrusion machine setter

  • extruder tender

  • extrusion press operator

  • cold extrusion machine operator

  • extruder machine setter

  • extruder operator

  • plastic extrusion machine operator

  • cold extrusion press operator

  • extruder operative

  • extruding machine operator

  • extrusion machine worker

  • extrusion machine operative

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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