Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators

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Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators

Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture and finish a variety of clay, concrete, glassware and stone products by extruding, shaping, mixing, grinding, cutting and other processes.

Fun facts

  • Decline Future Growth
  • NA Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 92% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 3% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by clay, concrete, glass and stone processing machine operators. A few are listed below:

  • monitoring the flow of clay and other raw materials and products into machines, and adjusting valves and controls to specifications
  • positioning clay and stone on machines to be cut and worked
  • operating concrete mixing, stacking and splitting machines
  • setting up and installing moulds and other machine fixtures
  • setting up and operating glass-making machines to produce molten glass, and regulating temperature of molten glass
  • pressing and blowing glass into moulds to form glassware products
  • collecting and examining samples for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
  • setting grinding and cutting edges
  • using hand tools to cut, inscribe and polish roughly hewn stone to finished condition

Specific occupations

  • Clay Products Machine Operator
  • Concrete Products Machine Operator
  • Glass Production Machine Operator
  • Stone Processing Machine Operator
  • Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operator
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  • Glassware Maker
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