Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.
Casting Machine Operator, Core Machine Operator, Die Cast Technician, Die Caster, Diecast Machine Operator, Eight Arm Operator, Injection Press Operator, Machine Operator, Mold Machine Operator, Mold Maker, Mold Setter, Mold Technician, Molder, Process Technician, Production Technician, Setup Technician
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