Roll-Forming-Machine Operator II

Tend machines that shape or emboss designs onto metal strips to form items.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Roll-Forming-Machine Operator IIs do?

Tends machine that forms longitudinal bends, rolls, beads, or embosses designs onto sheet metal strips to form items, such as molding, structural shapes, and weatherstripping: Bolts specified roller dies onto prepositioned spindles. Loads coils of strip onto feedrack. Turns knob to set footage meter and control which stops machine, or activates automatic shear. Threads end of coil into feed rolls. Starts machine to form and cut strip to specified length. Removes bundles of cut and finished pieces from machine bed. Inspects finished pieces visually or using fixed gauge. May weld together ends of feed coils to form continuous feed, using automatic butt welder.

Should I be a Roll-Forming-Machine 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.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to Become a
    Roll-Forming-Machine Operator II

    Most Roll-Forming-Machine 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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