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Lapping Machine Setup Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$45,435 (USD)

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The average pay for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator is $45,435 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator is between $34,204 and $54,773. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates lapping machines to lap surfaces of flat, cylindrical, or spherical objects or of adjacent mechanical parts to specified finish or dimensions, following specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of lapping procedures: reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be lapped, tooling instructions, such as lapping speeds and pressures, work-holding fixtures, and laps to be used.
  • Mounts laps on spindles with wrenches.
  • Positions and secures workpieces in fixture or on machine table.
  • Moves controls to set lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of cycle and to guide action of laps against workpieces or workpieces against each other.
  • Starts machine and brushes or sprays lapping compound on laps and workpieces.
  • Inspects lapped workpiece for conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as comparator, flatness gauges, and surface plates.
  • May be assisted by machine setter in setting up machine.
  • May operate machine equipped with abrasive wheels instead of metal laps.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work, with particular material or product, or with machine of particular type or trade name and be designated accordingly.
Lapping Machine Setup Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 74,600

Estimated population of Lapping Machine Setup Operator jobs: 3,056

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Lapping Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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Ajulia Executive Search
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CNC Setup Operator
Apr 21
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Elgen Staffing
Our client, a global manufacturer of aerospace equipment, is seeking experienced CNC Machine Setup Operators to come join their growing team in Passaic. The primary function of this role will be to ...
CNC Swiss Setup/Operator
May 12
Franklin Lakes, United States
Synerfac Technical Staffing
Setup multiple machines each day, including adjusting tool lengths and offsets as necessary. Assemble and preset tooling for subsequent operations during automated cycles to reduce machine ...
CNC Woodshop Setup Operator
May 8
Little Falls, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
CNC WOODSHOP SET UP OPERATOR 1st Shift (6am-2:30pm) 3rd shift (10:30pm - 7am) Little Falls, NJ A ... Set up, edit, and operate machines to produce parts to specific customer specifications.
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