milling machine operator

Description

Milling machine operators set up, program and control milling machines, designed to cut excess material from metal workpieces using a computer-controlled rotary-cutting, milling cutter. They read milling machine blueprints and tooling instructions, perform regular machine maintenance, and make adjustments to the milling controls, such as the depth of cuts or the rotation speed.

Alternative label

  • numerical controlled lathe operator

  • CNC milling operative

  • cnc programmer/operator

  • numerical controlled milling operator

  • numerical controlled milling machine technician

  • numerical control milling operative

  • CNC milling machine operator

  • computer numerical controlled milling machine operative

  • horizontal machining centre operator

  • vertical machining centre operator

  • CNC milling machine operative

  • numerical controlled lathe technician

  • cnc turner/setter

  • milling machine tender

  • milling machine set-up operator

  • numerical control milling operator

  • numerical controlled milling machine operator

  • numerical controlled milling machine inspector

  • CNC miller

  • cnc setter/operator

  • cnc miller

  • computer numerical controlled milling machine operator

  • horizontal machining operator

  • horizontal machining 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

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/a1c9f8b7-c4ce-4b15-ac3c-3378c300d8f2