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Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,578 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle is $43,578 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle is between $32,673 and $52,623. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle. 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

  • Operates and prepares one or more multiple-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to perform turning, boring, threading, and facing operations on metal bar stock on custom basis, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of screw-machine operations.
  • Examines blueprint, visualizes machining to be done, dimensions of parts and permissible tolerances, and plans sequence of operations.
  • Visualizes movements of machine parts, work pieces, and tools in each operation in relation to others, and decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time.
  • Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used on basis of experience and knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Installs collets, bushings, and stock pushers in stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers.
  • Installs and adjusts cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station.
  • Positions and secures tools in tool holders, verifying positions with gauges and other measuring instruments.
  • Moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates.
  • Cranks machine through cycle, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for such factors as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal.
  • Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies conformance to specifications of first-run and sample work pieces, using such instruments as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Replaces worn tools.
Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 29,620

Estimated population of Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle jobs: 2,321

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Screw Machine Setup Operator Multiple Spindle Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Screw Machine Operator
Apr 9
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Elgen Staffing
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CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $25 / hr
May 16
Elmhurst, IL, USA
A machine shop in Elmhurst, IL is looking for a CNC Machinist for a 2nd shift opportunity. ... Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes ...
CNC Swiss Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
May 8
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Setup and operate CNC Swiss metalworking and cutting equipment to perform one or more machining ... are operating. · Perform part inspection and measure dimensions of in process and finished ...
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