Burring Machine Operator

Tend semiautomatic machines that remove burrs from hot-forged nut blanks.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Burring Machine Operators do?

Tends semiautomatic machine that removes burrs from hot-forged nut blanks: Shovels nuts into tray that feeds machine. Starts machine. Picks up nut blanks discharged from hopper onto table and positions nuts, burr side up, in channel that gravity feeds nuts into burring cutters. Inspects nut blanks for burrs and readjusts cutters to ensure that burrs are removed.

Should I be a Burring Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Burr Bench Operator, Burrer Operator, Burring Wheel Operator, Burr Machine Operator, Edging Machine Operator See More

    How to become a Burring Machine Operator

    Most Burring Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kaaaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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