chain making machine operator


Chain making machine operators tend and operate the proper equipment and machinery for the creation of metal chains, including precious metal chains such as for jewellery, and produce these in all steps of the production process. They feed the wire into the chainmaking machine, use pliers to hook the ends of the chain formed by the machine together and finish and trim the edges by soldering them to a smooth surface.

Alternative label

  • engine turner

  • jewellery chainmaker

  • lay out technician

  • novelty chain maker

  • chain making machine operative

  • hand chain making operator

  • fancy wire drawer

  • lay out worker

  • jewelery chain maker

  • centrifugal casting machine operator

  • novelty chainmaker

  • jewelry chainmaker

  • lay-out technician

  • chain making machine setter

  • chain maker

  • lay-out worker

  • hand chain maker

  • gold chainmaker

  • jewellery chain maker

  • gold chain maker

  • lay-out operator

  • lay out operative

  • chainmaker

  • centrifugal casting machine technician

  • engine turning operator

  • chain making machine tender

Regulatory aspect

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Optional skills and competences

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