Check out these machines and tools. The way they work is fascinating! Machine operators job description includes taking care of all machine-specific functions such as configuring the equipment, loading and operating the machines, and optimizing the machine capability. They need to ensure that the machine works at its full capacity, oversee its maintenance, and perform timely quality checks. The responsibilities of a robot operator job involves the setup, operation, and maintenance of a machine. Duties include entering preprogrammed instructions that a robot uses to manufacture a product or component. These setup procedures ensure that a robot produces products to exact specifications.