Spin Operator

Job Details

Spin Operator

Delhi, Iowa




Job Description

  • The Spin Operator will set up, operate, and tend helical flight machines to produce helicoid flighting used in auger fabrication.
  • The successful candidate who performs well in this role will have growth opportunities available within the business. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Detects defective materials, unusual conditions or operating difficulties for reporting to supervisor.
  • Ensures safe operation of all equipment, tools and processes as well as compliance with safety regulations and keeps work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Verify conformance of completed work to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, and fixed and telescoping gauges.
  • Study machining instructions, job orders, and blueprints to determine dimensional and finish specifications, sequences of operations, setups, and tooling requirements.
  • Install tools in spindles.
  • Works from drawings, sketches and instructions to successfully produce required parts.
  • Works under the close direction of supervisor.
  • Uses a variety of tools and equipment such as machine tools, spin lathes, shear, saw, press brake, forming, drilling, punching, burning and related equipment to cut materials to size, shape and form.
  • Checks work as necessary to assure holding prescribed tolerance and to maintain quality standards.
  • Change worn tooling, using wrenches.
  • Position and secure workpieces on tables, using bolts, jigs, clamps, shims, or other holding devices.
  • Operate singe- or multiple- spindle drill presses to bore holes so that machining operations can be performed on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Establish zero reference points on workpieces, such as the intersections or two edges or over hole locations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some medium lifting is expected. 
  • Exertion of up to 35 lbs. of force occasionally is required. 
  • Prolonged periods of standing and bending required.
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of mechanical equipment such as drills, lathes, mills, grinders, and other machines or measuring tools is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Hand/Eye Coordination.
  • Independent Self-Starter/Team Player.
  • General Arithmetic/Basic Algebra/Basic Geometry/Percentages.
  • Ability to read, understand and effectively communicate information through writing and speaking so others will understand.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to distinguish colors. 


  • Forklift.
  • Overhead Crane.
  • Hand tools.

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