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Machine Operator Set Up
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Job Description


We are seeking to recruit a CNC Set Up person to operate automatic spring coiling machines to fabricate helical coil springs and rings from wire according to blueprints and setup charts.


Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing a blueprint to determine setup procedures to follow, machine attachments required and stock to use or obtain details from setup charts.
  • Selecting 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.
  • Selecting production speeds.
  • Verifying wire diameter with a micrometer or caliper and threads the wire through drive rollers and machine guides.
  • Setting cams, turnbuckle and pitch tool to control the spring dimensions.
  • Establishes and inputs required data into the computer for CNC controlled machines.
  • 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.
  • Installs guards to conform to safety standards if necessary.
  • Grinds cams and pitch tool to maintain their dimensions.
  • Understands blueprints and is able to use a variety of precision measuring devices.
  • Records data relative to the quality of the springs produced.


Secondary Functions:

  • 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.
  • May prepare production and quality records.
  • May use hoist to transport material to work area.
  • May set up eddy current scanner.


Qualified candidates will possess a h
igh school diploma and at least one year of experience. Ability to read/use micrometer and verniers.

We offer a competitve benefit package including a matching 401K plan.

Job Requirements

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Automotive
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Machine Operator Set Up

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