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Operator, Extruder III

Company: Southwire Company, LLC
Location: Bremen
Posted on: March 17, 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:BREMENEASTShift: Overnight Shift; 5:00pm-5:00am; RotationStarting Pay Rate:$24.05Job DescriptionJOB OVERVIEW:The Operator, Extruder 3 is a high skill role that will set up and operate complex extrusion lines (that vary in speeds) and related equipment, including nylon extruders, pay-offs and take-ups. This operator will be responsible for blending different materials within the extrusion lines.For example, some machines that would be ran are: THHN and Tandem Lines (MC&BWP), CV Lines (SCUPP& Heflin).GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or equivalentMust read, write, and speak English; Bilingual in Spanish is a plusMust be able to read and comprehend production orders and the instrumentation on complex equipment.Must be able to lift 45 lbs.Must be able to follow instructionsBasic math skills (adding, subtracting, etc..) Judgments concerning operation of extrusion line and related equipment are encountered.Must be able to stand and lift heavy loads for long periods of timePRIMARY JOB TASKS:Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reports.Responsible for proper setup of extrusion line and related equipment with correct tip and die and correct wire size. Responsible to maintain correct wire size, insulation thickness and concentricity.Responsible for application of correct print of acceptable quality on cable.Responsible to observe Southwire safety rules, maintain good housekeeping and perform all other duties as assigned.Responsible for using proper compound and correct amounts of color concentrate.Responsible to keep wire and compound loss at a minimum during start-up and changeovers.Responsible for correct inventory of WIP tags daily.Put scrap into the designated scrap bins.CROSS TRAINING:Will be required to cross-train on equipment within your identified workgroup at your facility Once 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 proficiency QUALITY:Use the company's ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities. Do not release products until all quality checks have been passedImmediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality managerPHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:Must be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-control. The operator is constantly exposed to water, some heat, cold, dust and fumes. 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.

Keywords: Southwire Company, LLC, South Bend , Operator, Extruder III, Other , Bremen, Indiana

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