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Chain Machine Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$26,466 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chain Machine Operator is $26,466 a year and $13 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Chain Machine Operator is between $20,570 and $31,232. 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

  • Tends battery of automatic machines that cut and form metal slide fastener scoops (links) from wire and crimp them onto beaded edge of tape to form side of zipper (stringer): positions box of beaded tape behind each machine and mounts coil of wire on roller.
  • Threads tape and wire through guides and automatic feeder mechanism and into forming dies.
  • Starts machines, and observes operation to detect malfunctioning, such as jamming.
  • Measures scoops to verify specified dimensions, such as width, spacing, and height of lug, using micrometer.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust die jaws for height of lug and depth of cup on scoops, using wrenches.
  • May examine finished product for imperfections, such as malformed or rough-cut scoops, using eye loupe.
  • May tend automatic machine that attaches preformed scoops to tape.
Chain Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Chain Machine Operator jobs: 196

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chain Machine Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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 ...
Feb 25
Birmingham, AL, USA
B.L. Harbert International, LLC
Harbert's Supply Chain processes, procedures and guides for proper operations execution ... This has led to the formation of two distinct operating groups: the U.S. Group and the ...
Material Handler/Laborer
Mar 13
Muscle Shoals, AL, USA
United Treating & Distribution, LLC
... Chain, and Pop Up Saw. * Regular packaging, stacking, banding, grading, repairing and proper ... Operate all machines in accordance with UTD, OSHA and specific product procedures and ...
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