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Auto Production Machine Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,805 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Auto Production Machine Tender is $30,805 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Auto Production Machine Tender is between $24,959 and $36,290. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tends automatic production machines and equipment that machine, stamp, weld, form, move, or apply adhesives to automotive parts, according to specifications and machine operating instructions: pushes buttons on control panel to start and activate automatic cycles of production machines and equipment.
  • Observes machine operations, material supplies, and position of workpieces to detect malfunctions, needed supplies, or misaligned parts.
  • Adjusts alignment of parts on transfer devices and fixtures, using wrench, screwdriver, or control panel.
  • Pushes buttons and presses keys on teach pendant to adjust programmed positions of robots' end-of-arm tools or to reset programs that control robot movements.
  • Inspects welds of arc welding robots and adjusts weld position, amount of electrode wire in weld, or heat setting, using teach pendant.
  • Replenishes workpieces for spot welding robots, adhesive supply for adhesive applying robots, and welding wire for arc welding robots.
  • Lubricates machine parts, using grease gun and oilcan.
  • Removes weld slag from fixtures, using chisel, hammer, or file.
  • Notifies supervisor of machine malfunction or defective auto parts.
  • May be assigned to one type of machine, such as material handling, spot welding, or arc welding robots; automatic spot welder; or punch or drill press.
  • May work as part of team.
Auto Production Machine Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Auto Production Machine Tender jobs: 173

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Auto Production Machine Tender Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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