Cutter Stacker

SPX Corporation Waukesha, WI
2nd Shift


This position operates core steel shearing and cutting equipment. Set up and stack single and three phase cores. All operators will rotate jobs to maintain skill level and reduce ergonomic stress on a regular basis. Must train, develop skills, and demonstrate proficiency in the following five (5) work center areas: Booster Stacking/Yoke Band/Strip Making; Core Shear Machine; Assist Operator; Main Stacking Top; Main Stacking Bottom.


* Receives assignments and instructions from supervisor - verbal and written.

* Responsible for machine setups.

* Cuts stock material to length.

* Marks and sorts steel into sequential order of usage.

* Loads stock coil to de-reeler; changes coils of steel and removes and places stock coils in

* Department storage area. Records coil numbers. Records weights. Measure sheared laminations

* May work in Med Power, Large Power or EHV product lines.

* Use PC to record SPC on burr heights on core shearing and SPC on epoxy mixing machine. Use PC to track coil heights per unit.

* Moves pallets of finished material to specified area.

* Performs minor repairs and machine maintenance and clean up.

* Performs other work as required.

* Keeps equipment, tools and work place neat and orderly. Train on S – S.

* Set up stacking table and stacking table gauges.

* Stack bottom yoke; center and right and left limbs.

* Stacks laminations in predetermined stepped increments.

* Blocks steps as per specifications.

* Assemble bottom press flange to yoke with flitch plates.

* Epoxy and band limbs complete.

* Moves laminations in and out of work place.

* Gauges and measures core at intervals to ensure correctness of stacking.

* Fabricate yoke strap bands and miscellaneous shear items.

* Stack and assemble booster cores and main cores.

* Cut odd laminations as required.

* Assist in training of new operators.


Knowledge of precision gauge table and gauges, Core Shear Machine, overhead crane, micrometer, steel rule, tape, square, stacking table and gauges, steel tape, rule and square, banding tool, projection or spot welder, hydraulic bender, hydraulic tool for tightening bands, air pallets, drill, fork lift, mechanics tools, electrical drill, band saw, epoxy dispensing equipment, tuggers coil steel upender and others.

Materials used in this position include electrical grade coils of steel of various widths. Core steel punching of bottom yoke, center, left and right limbs, pressite insulation, wood blocks, and dowels, glue, banding steel, epoxy, press flanges, yoke straps, nuts, bolts and locking tabs, cleaning materials, copper and stainless steel straps and banding, core wrapping tape and yoke strap materials.

Employee will work under general supervision, usually as a part of a multiple-person team. Operator works from specific instructions and prescribed operating procedures. Close machine tolerances. Must possess ability to maintain strict quality standards as well as recognize, analyze and correct any operation malfunction during the operation. S/he must know functions of the control buttons and switches, sequence of machine operations, and operation of the machine modes. Employee must work with prudence due to sharpness of materials.

The above description covers the principle functions of the job. It is not intended to be a complete listing of all the miscellaneous incidental or substantially similar duties which may be assigned during normal or emergency operations.


Required Education / Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent

About SPX

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation is a leading supplier of highly engineered HVAC products, detection and measurement technologies and power equipment. With operations in about 20 countries, SPX Corporation has approximately $2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 6,000 employees worldwide. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, "SPXC". For more information, please visit

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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