straightening machine operator


Straightening machine operators set up and tend straightening machines designed to form metal workpieces into their desired shape using pressing practices. They adjust the angle and the height of the straightening rolls and select the settings for the pressing force required to straighten the workpiece, taking into account the end product's yield strenght and size, without excess work hardening.

Alternative label

  • straightening press operative

  • adjusting machine operator

  • straightening machine tender

  • straightener

  • straightening machine technician

  • straightening machinist

  • straightening press operator

  • straightening machine operative

  • straightening machine apprentice

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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