Machine Coil Assembler

Tend machines that join coils with helical springs to form assemblies.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Coil Assemblers do?

Tends machine that joins coil with helical springs to form assemblies for innerspring mattresses, chairs, sofas, and automobile seats: Places coil springs in channels on machine table. Inserts end of helical spring in feeder that rotates and moves spring toward coils. Depresses pedal to start feeder and guides helical spring so that spring joins top edges of coils. Inserts spring in feeder and positions spring to secure bottom edges of coils. Pushes index bar against row of joined coils, or moves button or lever to activate bar that moves coils forward. Inserts coils in channels to form additional row. Removes completed spring assembly from machine or pulls release lever to eject assembly. Adjusts machine and relieves snagging or jamming, using handtools.

Should I be a Machine Coil Assembler?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Flexible Leads, Dip-Tube Assembler, Machine, Lead Assembler, Slitting-Machine Coiler

    How to become a Machine Coil Assembler

    Machine Coil Assemblers 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 Machine Coil Assembler-related education!
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