Mark or discard items with defects such as spots, stains, scars, snags, chips, scratches, or unacceptable shapes or finishes.
Trim excess material or cut threads off finished products, such as cutting loose ends of plastic off a manufactured toy for a smoother finish.
Cut, shape, and trim materials, such as textiles, food, glass, stone, and metal, using knives, scissors, and other hand tools, portable power tools, or bench-mounted tools.
Separate materials or products according to size, weight, type, condition, color, or shade.
Mark identification numbers, trademarks, grades, marketing data, sizes, or model numbers on products.
Read work orders to determine dimensions, cutting locations, and quantities to cut.
Mark cutting lines around patterns or templates, or follow layout points, using squares, rules, and straightedges, and chalk, pencils, or scribes.
Unroll, lay out, attach, or mount materials or items on cutting tables or machines.
Stack cut items and load them on racks or conveyors or onto trucks.
Fold or shape materials before or after cutting them.