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94107 – Machine operators of other metal products

Machine operators of other metal products operate one or more automatic or multi-purpose machines to produce a variety of metal parts and products, such as wire mesh, nails, bolts and chains. They are employed by a wide variety of metal products manufacturing companies.


Example titles

  • Bolt machine operator
  • Bullet maker
  • Can-forming machine operator
  • Chain-making machine operator
  • Metal cable maker operator
  • Nail making machine tender
  • Spring machine operator
  • Wire screen maker
  • Wire weaver

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Operate or tend automatic or multi-purpose machines including wire looms to produce metal parts and metal products such as wire screening, fencing, tinware, metal baskets, racks, hooks, metal tubing and similar articles
  • Fit and assemble components using hand and power tools
  • Clean, polish, file or otherwise finish products
  • Check products for quality and other specifications
  • May clean and lubricate machinery.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Experience as a labourer in the same company may be required.

Additional information

  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
  • There is some mobility among machine operators in this unit group.


  • Machining tool operators (94106)
  • Metalworking and forging machine operators (94105)
  • Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing (92023)

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