Production Occupations


Supervisors of Production Workers

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Assembly Line Supervisor 20
Assembly Supervisor 61
Machine Assembler Supervisor 6
Machinist Supervisor 1
Molding Supervisor 3
Paper Machine Supervisor 25
Printing Worker Supervisor 21
Tool Room Supervisor 36


Assemblers and Fabricators

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
Aircraft Line Assembler 1
Aircraft Part Assembler 2

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Battery Assembler 3
Electric Motor Controls Assembler 2
Electric Sign Assembler 5
Electrical Assembler 33
Electrical Controls Assembler 17
Electronic Assembler 36
Switchbox Assembler 1
Transformer Assembler 18
Transformer Maker 44

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Electromechanical Assembler 3
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler 3
Microwave Oven Assembler 2

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
Aircraft Engine Assembler 1
Clutch Housing Assembler 1
Engine Builder 43
Gas Turbine Assembler 1
Machine Builder 6
Steam Turbine Assembler 2

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
Fiberglasser 1
Lead Team Assembler 73

Team Assemblers
Team Automobile Assembler 2

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
Electrical Timing Device Calibrator 3
Time Stamp Assembler 1


Food Processing Workers

Bread Baker 2
Pastry Baker 2
Pastry Finisher 1

Butchers and Meat Cutters
Butcher 11
Meat Carver 17
Meat Clerk 11

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
Fish Cutter 9
Poultry Cutter 10

Food Batchmakers
Candy Maker 6
Relish Maker 3

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
Dumpling Machine Operator 1
Fish Fryer 2
Food Cooking Machine Operator 9
Kettle Fry Cook Operator 1

Food Processing Workers, All Other
Pasta Press Operator 1


Metal Workers and Plastic Workers

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
Metal CNC Operator 2

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Forging Roll Operator 2

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Tool Polishing Machine Operator 7

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Engine Lathe Operator 3

Precision Machinist 2
Production Machinist 3

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Combination Machine Tool Operator 12

Tool and Die Makers

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Arc Welder 2
Cutting Torch Operator 7
Pipe Welder 3
Sub Arc Operator 1
Welder Fitter 1
Wire Welder 2

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Machine Welder 3
Soldering Machine Operator 2
Welding Machine Operator 4

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Galvanizer 1
Metal Spraying Machine Operator 1
Metalizing Machine Operator 10
Plating Machine Operator 4

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
Tool Grinder 10
Tool Grinding Machine Operator 2
Tool Sharpener 9
Tool Straightener 1


Printing Workers

Printing Press Operators
Digital Press Operator 37
Offset Press Operator 3
Printing Machine Operator 57
Screen Printing Machine Operator 2
Screen Printing Press Operator 2
Web Press Operator 14

Print Binding and Finishing Workers
Bindery Cutter Operator 21
Bindery Folder Operator 12
Bindery Machine Operator 23
Book Repairer 26
Bookbinder 1
Case Binder Operator 9
Perfect Binder Operator 7
Saddle Stitch Operator 2
Saddle Stitcher Operator 4


Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
Launderer 44
Laundry Attendant 28
Laundry Equipment Operator 21
Laundry Operator 28
Laundry Sorter 1
Laundry Worker 32

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
Clothes Ironer 1

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
Cobbler 7
Luggage Repairer 1
Shoe Maker 2

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
Lacing Operator 4
Lasting Machine Operator 13

Sewers, Hand
Hand Sewer 9
Hand Stitcher 5

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
Alterations Tailor 2
Coat Cutter 3
Suit Maker 51

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Cloth Cutter 2

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Looping Machine Operator 2

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
Clothing Patternmaker 1



Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Cabinet Builder 1
Wood Furniture Assembler 3
Wood Working Assembler 3

Furniture Finishers
Cabinet Finisher 3
Furniture Refinisher 4

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
Trim Saw Operator 4


Plant and System Operators

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Nuclear Control Room Operator 5
Nuclear Station Operator 7
Reactor Operator 1

Power Distributors and Dispatchers
Power System Dispatcher 19
Steam and Power Panel Operator 6
Steam Plant Control Room Operator 10
Substation Operator 22

Power Plant Operators
Powerhouse Operator 7

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
Boiler Engineer 45
Boiler Operator  58
Boiler Plant Operator 29
Boiler Room Operator 27
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic Boiler Operator 4
High Pressure Boiler Operator 10

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Industrial Waste Treatment Technician 2
Waste Treatment Operator 7
Wastewater Operator 10
Water Plant Operator 29
Water Treatment Technician 17

Chemical Plant and System Operators
Chemical Plant Operator 17
Chemical Treatment Plant Technician 3
Nitrogen Operator 1

Gas Plant Operators
Gas Plant Dispatcher 1
Gas Plant Operator 28
Gas Plant Technician 3

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
Oil Pipeline Operator 4
Oil Refiner 1


Other Production Occupations

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
Chemical Process Equipment Operator 42
Chemical Processor 3
Chemical Treatment Operator 27

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Pasteurizer 1
Winemaker 1

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
Hand Buffer 3

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
Hand Cloth Cutter 1

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Paper Cutter 41
Trimming Operator 62

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Brick Maker 1

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Machined Parts Quality Inspector 1
Quality Assurance Inspector 18
Quality Control Inspector 20
Quality Inspector 37

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Diamond Setter 1

Dental Laboratory Technicians
Dental Laboratory Worker 1

Medical Appliance Technicians
Orthopaedic Technician 48
Orthopaedic Technologist 23
Orthotics Fitter 1
Orthotics Technician 1
Prosthetics Technician 1

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
Contact Lens Technician 1

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
Bottle Line Worker 1

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Paint Line Operator 35
Spraying Machine Operator 6

Painters, Transportation Equipment
Automotive Paint Technician 1
Vehicle Painter 1

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
Ceramic Painter 1
Sign Painter 1

Semiconductor Processors
Semiconductor Assembler 1

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Digital Imaging Technician 4
Digital Photo Printer 5
Digital Photo Technician 3
Digital Retoucher 24
Film Printer 1
Film Process Operator 44
Photo Lab Specialist 5
Photo Machine Operator 2
Photo Print Specialist 6
Photo Retoucher 22
Print Retoucher 15

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
Paper Gluing Operator 7

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
Chiller Operator 15
Freezer Operator 61
Refrigerating Machine Operator 56

Etchers and Engravers
Engraver 3

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Box Fabricator 3
Corrugator Operator 2
Envelope Machine Operator 3
Paper Bag Machine Operator 2
Paper Machine Operator 47