Mechanical Turner Assistant - Salary and Career
Conventional Machine Tool Trainers and Operators

Mechanical Turner Assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare, regulate and operate machine tools that machine metal and composite parts and control the parameters and quality of the machined parts, applying safety procedures to the tasks performed. They plan sequences of operations, perform technical calculations, and can implement actions to preserve the environment. Depending on the division of labor in the company, they may only prepare or operate the machine tools.

How much does an Mechanical Turner Assistant earn

A Mechanical Turner Assistant earns between $1.230 and $4.265 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.057 and a median salary of $1.849 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 57.874 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Mechanical Turner Assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.057 24.686 514 10
1º Quartile 1.230 14.760 308 6
Median Salary 1.849 22.188 462 9
3º Quartile 3.252 39.029 813 15
Higher Salary 4.265 51.176 1.066 20

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • metal and composite transformation workers
      • metal and composite machining workers
        • conventional machine tool trainers and operators

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Main workplaces

Conventional Machine Tool Trainers and Operators they work in metalworking industries, generally as salaried employees, their work is carried out in shifts, with occasional supervision. In some activities, they may be in uncomfortable positions for long periods and be exposed to loud noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Conventional Machine Tool Trainers and Operators

For the exercise of these occupations, elementary education and professional qualification courses of more than four hundred class hours are required, in the case of machine tool preparers, and between two hundred and four hundred hours for other occupations. The full exercise of the activities requires between one and two years of experience, with the greatest demands falling on the professional who works with boring machines.

Functions and activities of Mechanical Turner Assistant

Conventional Machine Tool Trainers and Operators must:

  • control the machined parts;
  • check machined parts;
  • control the machined parts;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • implement environmental preservation actions;
  • check the machined parts;
  • control machined parts;
  • apply safety procedures;
  • plan sequence of operations;
  • perform technical calculations;
  • maintain communication with the team;
  • prepare machines;
  • apply security procedures;
  • operate machine tools;
  • applying safety procedures;
  • operate machine tools;
  • keep in communication with the team;
  • maintain communication with the team;

  • Activities

    • work creatively;
    • dimensionally control the parts;
    • operate lifting equipment according to standards and procedures;
    • select industrial waste;
    • calibrate tool;
    • register the parts lot;
    • interpret operations plan;
    • acting with team spirit;
    • perform machining process;
    • analyze machining capacity of the machine;
    • solve problems quickly;
    • adjust the machine parameter;
    • record process deviations in the occurrence book;
    • quantify the volume of waste for disposal;
    • identify type of calculation;
    • guide operator;
    • control product quality in the process (visual and dimensional);
    • select material for machining;
    • check instrument calibration;
    • keep the production log up to date;
    • use personal protective equipment (ppe) and collective protection (epc);
    • record information about changes made;
    • use statistical process control (cep);
    • check product quality in the process (visual and dimensional);
    • use equipment parameters;
    • communicate with the responsible sector for waste transportation;
    • fix tool on machine;
    • propose solutions to eliminate security risk situations;
    • communicate with the maintenance department for action;
    • check the validity of the instrument calibration;
    • evaluate tool consumption;
    • evaluating the quality of personal protective equipment (ppe) and collective protection ( epc);
    • identify maintenance needs;
    • set priorities;
    • package waste in established locations;
    • maintain order and cleanliness in the workplace;
    • select tools to be ordered;
    • provide technical and professional support;
    • provide first aid according to procedures;
    • apply manufacturer and tool data;
    • consult product drawing;
    • control the quality of the machined part, according to the established standard;
    • select components and accessories for machining;
    • select machine according to production demand;
    • communicate with the sector responsible for transporting waste;
    • maximize machine performance;
    • sharpen cutting tool;
    • evaluate the characteristics of the tool to be used;
    • apply method for process control;
    • communicate with the sector responsible for waste transportation;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • select instrumentation for measurement;
    • calculate feed, revolutions per minute (rpm) and strokes per minute ( gpm);
    • interpret manufacturing process;
    • keep the lifting equipment in proper conditions;
    • make decisions;
    • identify waste and products;
    • monitor development of new tools;
    • check the validity of instrument calibration;
    • care for the company's assets;
    • handle chemical products according to the manufacturer's standards;
    • provide clear and objective information;
    • consult technical manual, tables, specific data and standards;
    • order consumables;
    • relate with professionalism;
    • exchange information about the progress of the service;
    • keep lifting equipment in proper conditions;
    • perform first level maintenance;
    • regular machine;
    • integrate with other areas for time adjustments and technical corrections;
    • meet deadlines;
    • inspect the condition of equipment and tools;
    • interpret technical drawing;
    • propose solutions to eliminate situations of environmental risk;
    • correct tool imperfections (wear and breakage);
    • calculate machining parameters;
    • interpret customer data;
    • follow safety standards;
    • monitor environmental preservation implementation actions;
    • evaluate the quality of personal protective equipment (ppe) and collective protection ( epc);
    • operate computer applications;
    • acting with a team spirit;
    • fix device and part on the machine according to the manufacturing process;

    Sectors that hire Mechanical Turner Assistant the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • machining, turning and welding services
    • manufacture of other general purpose machinery and equipment, parts and accessories
    • manufacture of other metal products
    • manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicle engine system
    • manufacture of machinery and equipment for specific industrial use, parts and accessories
    • manufacture of machinery and equipment for agriculture and livestock, parts and accessories
    • retail trade of new parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • manufacture of machine tools, parts and accessories

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