Coil Rewind Machine Operator

Tend machines that rewind sheet metal coils into compact rolls.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Coil Rewind Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that rewinds sheet metal coils into compact rolls for shipment: Measures sheet width and thickness, using tape and micrometer. Regulates air valve to raise and lower horizontal and vertical arbor in accordance with width of coil. Places coil on arbor manually or using hoist. Inserts inside end of coil in arbor and starts machine. Observes operation to detect telescoping, or excessive tightness, or coil. Cuts off damaged portions of coil, using shear. Removes and stacks rewound coils. May tend machine that weighs and rewinds sheet metal coils.


Should I be a Coil Rewind Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Automatic-Coil-Machine Operator, Coil Machine Operator

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    Coil Rewind Machine Operator

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