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Machine Operator

Company: Southwire
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Southwire is seeking machine operators, entry level and up, to join our team in Lafayette, IN. Pay range: $20 - $26.05 + $1 shift differential _Pay increases every 6 months for first 2yrs!__$2,000 sign-on bonus!__Daily Pay option!__High School Diploma/GED not required! (must be willing to earn diploma/GED within 1yr of hire date)_ Available Shifts: Night 7p-7a (rotating 4 days 1 week, 3 days the next)GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:Must read, write, and speak English; Bilingual in Spanish is a plusMust be able to stand and lift heavy loads for long periods of timeMust be able to read and comprehend production orders and the instrumentation on complex equipmentMust be able to lift up to 45 lbsBasic math skills (adding, subtracting, etc )Judgments concerning operation of extrusion line and related equipment are encounteredPRIMARY JOB TASKS:Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reportsPut scrap into the designated scrap binsResponsible for proper setup of extrusion line and related equipment with correct tip and die and correct wire sizeResponsible to maintain correct wire size, insulation thickness and concentricityResponsible for application of correct print of acceptable quality on cableResponsible to observe Southwire safety rules, maintain good housekeeping and perform all other duties as assignedResponsible for using proper compound and correct amounts of color concentrateResponsible to keep wire and compound loss at a minimum during start-up and changeoversResponsible for correct inventory of WIP tags dailyCROSS TRAINING:Will be required to cross-train on equipment within your identified workgroup at your facilityOnce trained in more complex jobs, may be required to fill the position in the event of absence or vacancyWill be required to rotate on a set frequency within your workgroup to maintain skill proficiencyQUALITY:Use the company's ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activitiesDo not release products until all quality checks have been passedImmediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality managerSAFETY:Working safely is a condition of employmentFollow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impactExtruders give off a substantial amount of radiant heatThe hopper vacuums, motors, air-wipes and other machinery can be quite noisyProperly wear all required PPEReview and know all Job Hazard Analyses for proper job sequence and hazards associated with the jobs assigned to doReview and know all Safety Data Sheets for the jobs assigned to doMaintain all work areas to 5S standardsPerform pre-operation safety inspection and hazard analysisPHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:Physical activity associated with daily performance of this job include: balance, climbing, fingering, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, standing, stooping, walking and sittingMust be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-controlThe operator is constantly exposed to water, some heat, cold, dust and fumesJob Type: Full-timePay: $21.00 - $27.05 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 12 hour shift 3x12 4x12 Overnight shift Overtime Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate: Lafayette, IN 47905: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Manufacturing: 2 years (Required) Machine Operator: 2 years (Preferred)Shift availability: Overnight Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Southwire, Lafayette , Machine Operator, Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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