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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$32,662 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is $32,662 a year and $16 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is between $25,020 and $38,909. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and adjusts battery of machines that paint, stamp, tip, or trim wooden pencils: installs and adjusts feed mechanisms, guide rollers, tracks, machine fittings and attachments, according to size and shape of pencils, using handtools and gauges.
  • Adjusts controls, such as setscrews and cams to synchronize machine mechanisms.
  • Regulates thermostatic controls on heated units of machines.
  • Disassembles machines and replaces worn or defective parts, such as circular knives, grinding wheels, and rollers.
  • Sharpens machine punches and blades, using files and powered emery wheel.
  • Starts machines to test adjustments and examines pencils for defects, such as burns, splintered ends, and nicks to determine needed readjustments.
  • Replaces or repairs defective machine belts.
  • May be designated according to type of machine setup as set-up mechanic, coating machines; set-up mechanic, heading machines; set-up mechanic, stamping machines.
Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Prevalence in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Setup Mechanic Heading Machines jobs: 1,757

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Cincinnati, Ohio

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city drives the Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census making it Ohio's largest metropolitan area. With a population of 296,943, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and 65th in the United States. Its metropolitan area is the fastest growing economic...

Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Listings for Cincinnati, Ohio

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Anderson Manufacturing
Install, set up and qualify tooling on lathes, mills and Swiss turn machines * Ability to ... mechanically inclined with ability to read and understand drawings Additional Eligibility ...
Electro Mechanical Field Service
Jun 10
Covington, KY, USA
Hunkar Technologies
... Mechanical Field Service for our office in Covington, KY. To learn more about Gateway and to see ... Provide on-site setup and installation of all Gateway Machinery * Provide quality Technical support ...
Hiring CNC Operators, Programmers, Machinists and CAD/CAM Designers
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OMS Staff Solutions
Prior experience in mold design, pattern making or mechanical design preferred. * Be familiar with ... Some programming and setup ability preferred * OT Available Requirements * Must have prior ...
Machine Operator - 2nd Shift
Jun 12
Florence, KY, USA
Make minor non-mechanical adjustments, such as jams and machine calibration to ensure safety and ... Perform basic machine setup and troubleshooting as needed. Education & Knowledge : * High school ...
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