Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.
Blacksmith, Cold Header Operator, Forge Operator, Forge Press Operator, Forger, Hammer Operator, Header Set-Up Operator, Machine Operator, Manipulator Operator, Process Technician, Set Up Technician
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