Sets up and operates one or more spring coiling machines that automatically coils compression, extension and torsion springs and/or rings from round, shaped, or flat wire according to blueprints and setup charts. Performs necessary machine adjustments and all required part checks to ensure maximum throughput and optimum product quality.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Work with team to deliver quality springs for each customer on time, every time.
Ability to set up and adjust the machine to make springs that conform to specifications. Control specified dimensions of produced parts and adjust the machine for minor deviations.
Control and maintain production speeds.
Select and install required machine attachments and tooling.
Verify material specifications using micrometer or caliper; mount and thread material through coiler.
Adjust machine to attain specified tolerances.
Complete first piece submission through trial runs, including stress relief, and measuring samples for conformance to specifications.
Complete production and quality records, as required.
When necessary, recommend changes to specifications to resolve production issues.
Make tools and attachments.
Perform preventive maintenance and complete forms.
Measure springs for conformance to specifications using micrometers, calipers, gauges and load testers during all required part checks.
Plot statistical data and perform minor adjustments to a machine if given tolerance limits are exceeded.
Sharpen cutoff tools and correct coiling marks.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.