Metal processing plant operators monitor, operate, adjust and maintain single-function process machinery and equipment to process and convert mineral ores and refine, harden, roll and extrude metals (ILO, 2018).

RISK PROBABILITY BASED ON THE SEMINAL FREY AND OSBORNE STUDY

PROFESSIONAL GROUP CHARACTERISTICS AND SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Metal processing and finishing plant operators monitor and operate single-function process control machinery and equipment to control the conversion, processing and finishing of mineral ores and metals (ILO, 2018).

  • Ladle pourer
  • Metal extrusion plant operator
  • Metal heat treating operator
  • Steel roller
 

Background Information

The steel industry used to be a hallmark of big jobs for ages but Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things are changing this reality. A productivity and responsiveness to the needs of the customers by making it possible for the steel plants to quickly and easily modify and adjust production processes. As a result, the steel plants can generate a greater diversity of products from the production processes. Still, there is needed some involvement of the human operators in supervisory or monitoring roles.

CASE EXAMPLES

Categories: Skill Level 2