Roll Form Operator

Houston, TX 77092

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 485 Industry: Machine Operator

Roll Form Operator

In search of a Roll Form Operator to support a production  team by setting up and operating a roll forming line to form bends, rolls, beads, and punches holes in the fabricated profiles.

The Following Responsibilities and Duties will be expected of the Roll Form Operator
  • Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications.
  • Record production on schedule sheets.
  • Start operation of rolling and milling machines to flatten, temper, form, and reduce sheet metal sections and to produce steel strips.
  • Fill oil cups, adjust valves, and observe gauges to control flow of metal coolants and lubricants onto workpieces.
  • Manipulate controls and observe dial indicators in order to monitor, adjust, and regulate speeds of machine mechanisms.
  • Feed coil through rolling mechanisms or start and control mechanisms that automatically feed steel into rollers.
  • Read rolling orders, blueprints, and mill schedules to determine setup specifications, work sequences, product dimensions, and installation procedures.
  • Set distance points between rolls, guides, meters, and stops, according to specifications.
  • Install equipment such as guides, guards, gears, cooling equipment, and rolls, using hand tools.
  • Examine, inspect, and measure raw materials and finished products to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Activate shears and grinders to trim workpieces.
  • Disassemble sizing mills removed from rolling lines, and sort and store parts.
  • Select rolls, dies, roll stands, and chucks from data charts in order to form specified contours and to fabricate products
  • Adjust and correct machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.
  • Direct and train other workers to change rolls, operate mill equipment, remove coils and cobbles, and band and load material
  • Signal and assist other workers to remove and position equipment, fill hoppers, and feed materials into machines
  • Calculate draft space and roll speed for each mill stand in order to plan rolling sequences and specified dimensions and tempers.
  • Position, align, and secure arbors, spindles, coils, mandrels, dies, and slitting knives.

Roll Form Operator will be required to withstand the following physical demands.
  • Stand 100%
  • Walking 40%
  • Push/Pull 15%
  • Reach 15%
  • Lifting 15% of 40lbs max
  • Bending 15%


Roll Form Operator will be required to have the following Safety PPE
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Shoes
  • Hearing Protection
  • Gloves(as required)

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