Forming-Roll Operator II

Tend rolling machines that straighten and form contours in metal sheets.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Forming-Roll Operator IIs do?

Tends rolling machine that straightens and forms contours in metal sheets, trims and beads edges of metal cylinders and rings, or crimps or seams lids on container: Positions workpiece over lower die or forming chuck. Clamps workpiece to forming chuck or positions workpiece against end stop to hold workpiece in place. Pulls lever to press adjustment dies over workpiece to shape workpiece to contour of dies or forming chuck. May pull lever to lower slitter or knife to trim edges of workpiece and manipulate lever which forces dies against edge of workpiece to bend edge to form bead. May tend machines that automatically feed can ends, seam can ends to can bodies, and test cans for leaks. May be designated by work performed as Beading-Machine Operator II; Drum Straightener II; Seaming-Machine Operator.

Should I be a Forming-Roll Operator II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Forming-Roll Operator II

    Most Forming-Roll Operator IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%2810%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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