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ISCO 08 Code 7223     Metal working machine tool setters and operators

Lead Statement
Metal working machine tool setters and operators set and/or operate, various machine tools working to fine tolerances

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • setting one or more types of machine tool for production of metal articles in standardised series;
  • operating and monitoring metalworking machines, such as lathes, milling, planing, boring, drilling, grinding or honing machines, including multipurpose numerically controlled metalworking machines;
  • performing similar tasks when machining plastics and other metal substitutes;
  • observing machine operations to detect work piece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary;
  • inspecting work pieces for defects, and measuring work pieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments;
  • changing worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools and brushes, using hand tools.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Boring machine operator
  • Machine tool setter
  • Machine tool operator
  • Machine tool setter-operator
  • Metal turner

ISCO 88 Code(s) 7223, 8211
(NCvB; Mei 2010)