Apprentice Coiling Operator

Seelye-Eiler Plastics

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Forest Lake, MN

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints, schematic diagrams, and shop orders/jobs to determine appropriate set-up, production method, and sequence of operation.
  • Understands spring design and production applications
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Report immediately to supervisor/lead/manager any and all problems, which may affect safety, equipment, tooling, and/or quality.
  • Versatile in all wire ranges.
  • Acquire and maintain a full working knowledge of all processes
  • Ensure a clean and organized work environment.
  • Adhere to all company standards and policies.
  • Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong mechanical aptitude, math and measurement skills, and a desire to develop a career in manufacturing
  • Understanding of all tools, gages, equipment, and other various instruments used to perform position.
  • Familiarity operating machines including, but not limited to bar code reader, computer terminal, other electronic devices, and forklift.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications and the capacity to learn new systems.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills and effective organizational skills.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Tenacity in overcoming obstacles while maintaining productive and positive working relationships.
  • Ability to execute in a rapidly changing fast paced environment that requires strong team work.
  • Basic ability to understand blue prints, schematics, and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Basic skill in performing accurate arithmetic functions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; using decimals, percentages, fractions, and ratios.



  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.


  • Previous experience in a manufacturing/production setting.
  • Specific material knowledge.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to sit, stand, and walk throughout the building.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift up to 60 pounds and move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee may be required to work with hazardous materials.  The employee may be exposed to hot surfaces, hot air, electrical hazards, and flames.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with moving machinery and occasionally in outside weather.