Four-Slide-Machine Operator II

Tend slide-forming machines that form wire stocks to fabricate parts.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Four-Slide-Machine Operator IIs do?

Tends one or more slide-forming machines that automatically feed, punch, cut and form strip metal or wire stock to fabricate parts, such as spring clips, brackets, terminal clips, and hairpins: Threads strip metal or wire through straightening rolls and die sets by turning flywheel by hand and starts machine. Measures sample of finished parts with fixed gauges and examines parts for surface defects or scratches. Shuts off machine and notifies supervisor or machine setter if parts do not meet specifications. May weld ends of two coils together by locking ends in electric-welding device and pulling lever, to form continuous length of stock.


Should I be a Four-Slide-Machine Operator II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Four-Slide-Machine Operator II

    Four-Slide-Machine Operator IIs generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Four-Slide-Machine Operator II-related education!
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