Roll Forming Machine Set-Up Mechanic

Set up machines to form designs into sheet metal strips.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Roll Forming Machine Set-Up Mechanics do?

Sets up machine to form longitudinal bends, beads, rolls, or embossed designs into sheet metal strips by drawing strips through one or more sets of roller dies to fabricate such items as molding trim, or weatherstrip: Bolts specified dies onto spindles. Positions spindles to align male and female dies and adjust dies and drive rolls to thickness of metal strip. May turn knobs or install gears to set speed of machine and synchronize action of cutting die or shear blade with action of machine to cut stack to specified length. Directs flow of coolant onto workpiece or fills oilcups. Turns machine over to ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR 617.685-034 II.

Should I be a Roll Forming Machine Set-Up Mechanic?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Roll Forming Machine Set Up Mechanic

    How to Become a
    Roll Forming Machine Set-Up Mechanic

    Most Roll Forming Machine Set-Up Mechanics 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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