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Chain Forming Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,277 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,096

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chain Forming Machine Operator is $58,277 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chain Forming Machine Operator is between $42,508 and $71,381. 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

Description:
  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$67,559
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Chain Forming Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Roll Forming Machine Operator/Set up
Apr 27
Chicago, IL, USA
Johnson Bros. Roll Forming Co.
Roll Forming Machine Operator/Setup Metal Roll Forming Co. in Berkeley, IL (near Hillside) seeks skilled full time Roll forming machine operator /set-up person. · Experience preferred but not ...
SMT Machine Operator
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
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Machine Operator
Apr 17
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Axcess Staffing Services
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May 16
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FlexiCorps, Inc
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Production Machine Operator - All Shifts!
Mar 26
Wheeling, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
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