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Job Title: Coiler Set-Up Machine Operator

Compensation: $19.00 - $23.00, based on experience

Shift: 1st Shift 6:00am - 2:30pm Monday - Friday plus overtime; OT is not mandatory

Job Description: Responsible for the set up and operation of automatic spring coiling machines to fabricate springs from steel wire according to blueprints and setup charts.

Tasks to Perform:

  • Reviews blueprints to determine setup procedures to follow, machine attachments required and stock to use or obtain details from setup charts. 
  • Selects machine attachments, such as taper cams, wire size block, coiling point, pitch tool and cutting tool according to a blueprint or setup chart and installs them on the machine. 
  • Verifies wire diameter with a micrometer or caliper and threads the wire through drive rollers and machine guides. 
  • Sets cams, turnbuckle and pitch tool to control the spring dimensions. 
  • Makes a trial run including stress relief and measures a sample product for conformance to specifications using gauges, load testers, micrometers and calipers. 
  • Adjusts the machine to attain specified tolerances. 
  • Understands blueprints and be able to use a variety of precision measuring devices. 
  • May recommend blueprint changes to resolve production problems. 
  • May make tools and attachments, such as coiling point, cams, forming tools and cut-off tools, if not in stock.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to read and interpret part specifications or blueprints.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Good verbal and communication skills. 
  • 2 yrs+ experience in coiling and/or equivalent machine operators and setup.
  • Any experience with cold winding, hot winding, lathes, mandrels, CNC machines, etc. a plus.
  • Experience working with Titanium Metal.

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