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Chain Forming Machine Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$49,002 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chain Forming Machine Operator is $49,002 a year and $24 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Chain Forming Machine Operator is between $35,743 and $60,020. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares machine that automatically performs multioperations, such as roll-threading, heading (upsetting), slotting, slitting, or shearing to form chain or produce fasteners, such as bolts and rivets, from hot or cold metal rod or wire.
  • Selects, installs, and aligns dies, rolls, cutting tools, guides, and stops to set up machine, using hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Sets controls to synchronize machine actions for various operations on work piece in specified sequence.
  • Positions coil of metal wire or rod on feed spindle and threads it through straightening rolls into feed mechanism; or inserts end of heated rod into feed mechanism.
  • Starts machine to produce sample product and measures for conformance with specifications, using measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts settings of dies on controls, as required, to obtain product meeting specifications and quality standards.
  • Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and products for defects.
  • May be designated according to type of product produced or according to whether metal is heated or cold forged.
Chain Forming Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 18,300

Estimated population of Chain Forming Machine Operator jobs: 2,108

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chain Forming Machine Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Metal Fabricator Supervisor / Lead Machinist
Feb 6
Birmingham, AL, USA
Alabama Plate Cutting Co
... Forming as well as welding is highly preferred If you are an expert CNC machinist or expert laser operator no supervision experience required. Company Description APCCO has been in business for 36 ...
MRO Technical Services Engineer - Mechanical Engineer
Mar 15
Decatur, AL, USA
... operating and maintenance instructions). * Experience in Machine Design and Build or Job Shop ... We have transformed MRO supply chain management from a cost of doing business to an enabler of ...
Warp Knit Technician(Relocation to Auburn, AL)
Feb 1
Auburn, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
... chain hoist and handtools. May also lubricate machines, using oilcan and brush. Work Activity ... Experience operating and troubleshooting textile machinery Company Description Our focus is on ...
Maintenance Technician
Jan 8
Bessemer, AL, USA
US Pipe
Drill press, power saw, chain fall, burning and welding equipment, portable drill and grinder ... Changes, sets up and adjusts equipment as required by current operating conditions. 13. Works with ...
Polisher (Temporary)
Jan 29
Pell City, AL, USA
COATING MACHINE TECHNICIAN/POLISHER LOCATION: PELL CITY, ALABAMA Oerlikon creates innovative ... In most areas, the operative businesses rank either first or second in their respective global ...
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