Cutting machine operator use metal-cutting processes such as turning, milling, drilling and grinding to produce precision components. You will plan manufacturing processes and create programmes for numerically controlled manufacturing systems. Cutting machine operator usually work with CNC machines, which they set up and monitor during the production process. When the manufacturing process has been completed, they check the dimensions and surface quality of the workpieces and compare them with the specifications. The work processes are organised in compliance with ecological and economic operational requirements. Cutting machine operator use testing methods and equipment to find the reason for malfunctions and eliminate the problem.