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Take-up Operator I

Company: Southwire Company, LLC
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?Location:Lafayette, INShift: 645a-7p; 2-2-3Starting Pay Rate:$20.00Job DescriptionJOB OVERVIEW: The Take Up 1 is an entry level role that is responsible for rewinding material into a specified length while spark testing. Strip PVC and Nylon insulation off copper and aluminum wire that is to be sent to the Carrollton Rod Mill or the Kentucky Rod Mill.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must read, write, and speak English; Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
Must be able to stand and lift heavy loads for long periods of time
Must be able to follow instructions
Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs.
Run a specified package length.
Responsible for proper spark-tester settings.
Responsible to tag and package product properly.
Responsible to produce a quality product according to specifications and visual check.
Possible painting of wire, print removal, or reprinting while rewinding.
Responsible to make a quality patch on defective material when needed.
Responsible to strip insulation off scrap wire.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Will be required to cross-train onequipment within your identified workgroup at your facility
Once trained in more complex jobs, may be required tofill the position in the event of absence or vacancy
Will be required to rotate on a set frequency within your workgroup to maintain skill proficiency
Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed
Perform quality checks, as outlined in the process procedures for the machine, and minor maintenance when necessary.
Immediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality manager
Use the company's ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities.
Working safely is a condition of employment.
Responsible to observe Southwire safety rules and maintain good housekeeping
Follow all safety procedures and rules
Properly wear all required PPE
Review and know all Job Hazard Analyses for proper job sequence and hazards associated with the jobs assigned to do
Review and know all Safety Data Sheets for the jobs assigned to do
Maintain all work areas to 5S standards
Perform pre-operation safety inspection and hazard analysis
Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact.
Must be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-control.
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 sitting.Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & MoreSouthwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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