Clay Products Machine Operator

Clay Products Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture clay products, such as bricks, tiles, insulators, porcelain and pottery, by shaping and firing clay.

Overview

Clay Products Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture clay products, such as bricks, tiles, insulators, porcelain and pottery, by shaping and firing clay.

Day-to-day

  • monitors the flow of clay and other raw materials and products into machines, and adjusts valves and controls to specifications
  • positions clay and stone on machines to be cut and worked
  • operates concrete mixing, stacking and splitting machines
  • sets up and installs moulds and other machine fixtures.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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