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Washing-Machine Operator

Tend machines that wash and dry manufactured articles or their components.

What does a Washing-Machine Operator do?

Tends machines that wash and dry manufactured articles or their components, such as rubber gloves, pen and mechanical pencil barrels and lens blanks: Dumps detergent into machine. Places objects or racks of objects in washing machine. Sets controls to regulate length of cycle and water temperature as specified. Starts washing machine. Removes objects and places them in drying machine. Starts drying machine. Removes objects from machine when dry. May tend machine that rinses articles.