Family owned and operated since 1939 ACE WIRE SPRING & FORM CO. (www.acewirespring.com) maintains the reputation as the INDUSTRY SPECIALIST in the unique manufacturing of CUSTOM precision springs and wire forms. Employing the finest TEAM of Design Engineers, Experienced Managers and Skilled Craftsmen ACE proudly serves its customers by consistently providing high-end quality products, excellent customer service all at a fair and reasonable cost. Located minutes from Pittsburgh, PA (one of the top 10 cities to live and work) ACE utilizes the most up-to-date technological CNC equipment in the spring and wire form industry today. The majority of our employees have been with our Family Business for 20 years or longer. Together as a Family we work side-by-side providing a quality product along with a level of customer service that results in repeat customers.
JOB SUMMARY: Sets up and operates automatic spring coiling machines to fabricate compression, extension, torsion springs and wire forms according to customer drawings, specifications, or information sheets.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reviews a drawing to determine setup procedures to follow, machine attachments required and stock to use or obtain details from setup chart. Selects machine tools, such as taper cams, wire size block, coiling point, pitch tool, mandrel and cutting tool according to a drawing to setup chart and installs them on the machine. Verifies wire diameter with a micrometer caliper and threads the wire through feed rollers and machine guides. Sets all tooling required – cams, pitch tools, etc., needed to control the spring dimensions. Makes a sample piece and measures it for conformance to specifications using calipers and load testers. Adjusts the machine to attain specified tolerances. Makes and/or grinds new arbors and/or pitch tools if needed for the job. Understands blueprints and is able to use a variety of precision measuring devices.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: May recommend drawing changes. May make tool attachments, such as coiling point, cams, mandrels, forming tools and cut-off tools, if not in stock.
EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND OTHER ESSENTIAL DEMANDS AND OR CONDITIONS OF THIS JOB:
May operate fork truck if have required license.
Any other function required by Management.
Ace offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacations, health care, life insurance, long term disability and an attractive 401K plan.
If you believe YOU are the qualified candidate who can meet our high expectations, become a Family Team player and take our company to the next level, please submit a letter of interest and resume electronically to Ritch Froehlich at email@example.com. Please reference AUTOMATIC COILER in the subject line.