Crimping Machine Operator

Set up and operate machines to crimp wires.

What does a Crimping Machine Operator do?

Sets up and operates machine to crimp wire to specified shape: Bolts specified crimping wheels into machine jaws, using wrench. Threads end of coiled wire through straightening and feed rollers into wire shaping machine. Starts machine and crimps sample wire of specified type. Measures sample, using micrometers and gauges, and changes crimping wheels or adjusts tension of machine until crimp meets specifications. May place shaped wire in rack. May be designated according to product worked on as Zig-Zag-Spring-Machine Operator.