How Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic stay on track

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What is the job of the Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

Key tasks of the Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

  • Measure and examine extruded products to locate defects and to check for conformance to specifications, adjusting controls as necessary to alter products.

  • Determine setup procedures and select machine dies and parts, according to specifications.
  • Start machines and set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, and temperature, and to synchronize speed of extrusion.
  • Reel extruded products into rolls of specified lengths and weights.
  • Install dies, machine screws, and sizing rings on machines that extrude thermoplastic or metal materials.
  • Change dies on extruding machines according to production line changes.
  • Clean work areas.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and make minor repairs to equipment.

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What other tasks a Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic may have

  • Weigh and mix pelletized, granular, or powdered thermoplastic materials and coloring pigments.

  • Test physical properties of products with testing devices such as acid-bath testers, burst testers, and impact testers.
  • Load machine hoppers with mixed materials, using augers, or stuff rolls of plastic dough into machine cylinders.
  • Maintain an inventory of materials.
  • Adjust controls to draw or press metal into specified shapes and diameters.
  • Replace worn dies when products vary from specifications.
  • Select nozzles, spacers, and wire guides, according to diameters and lengths of rods.
  • Operate shearing mechanisms to cut rods to specified lengths.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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