Standard Occupational Classification (SOC): Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic, are workers who use lathes and turning machines to shape and finish metal and plastic parts. These workers may be employed in the healthcare industry to manufacture or repair medical equipment or devices. Lathe and turning machine tool setters in healthcare typically set up and adjust the machine tools according to the specifications of the workpiece and the instructions of the supervisor. They may also be responsible for selecting and installing the appropriate tools and materials needed to complete the job. Operators in healthcare start and operate the machine to produce parts according to the specifications, while tenders load and unload the machine and perform routine maintenance tasks. These workers typically have a high school diploma or equivalent and may receive on-the-job training to learn how to operate the machines safely and efficiently. They may be required to follow strict safety protocols and use personal protective equipment when working with metal and plastic materials.

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