Spline-Rolling Machine Job Setter

Set up spline roll-forming machines to cold-form splines on gear shafts.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

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What do Spline-Rolling Machine Job Setters do?

Sets up automatic spline roll-forming machines to cold-form splines on gear shafts according to machine setup instructions and knowledge of operational capabilities of machine, using handtools and gauges: Places shims to position die-racks at specified height and verifies position with micrometer. Turns knob to adjust vernier gauges and obtain specified spacing of die mounts. Places die-racks in mounts and clamps racks in position. Places spline blank between machine centers and positions machine tailstock to accommodate length of workpiece. Starts and cycles machine to verify operation specified. Inspects trial run splines for conformance to specifications, using micrometer and gauges. Adjusts machine to correct faulty setup if splines do not meet specifications. May set up roll-forming machines to cold-form threads on gear shaft and be designated Job Setter, Thread-Rolling Machine.


Should I be a Spline-Rolling Machine Job Setter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Job Setter, Spline-Rolling Machine, Job Setter, Thread-Rolling Machine, Spline Rolling Machine Job Setter

    How to Become a
    Spline-Rolling Machine Job Setter

    Most Spline-Rolling Machine Job Setters 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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