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Operator, Extruder I

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Heflin
Posted on: June 1, 2024

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, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools andjobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuitionreimbursement andunlimited growth opportunities. Ourmore thanseven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developinginnovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardshipand enhancing the well-being ofthe communitiesin which we work and live.How will you power what'spossible? Location:Heflin, AL Shift: 6p-6a Pay Rate:$27.11 $28.84 Job DescriptionJOB OVERVIEW: The Operator, Extruder 1 is a high skill role that will set up and operate extrusion lines and related equipment, including nylon extruders, pay-offs and take-ups. These lines that fall under this job class mainly operate as two person lines For example, some commonly ran machines that would fall under this job title would be: 6 inch PVC Extruder (BWP), Met Extruder (MC Plant), Jacket Lines (Heflin) CV Lines (North Campus)GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: 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 read and comprehend production orders and the instrumentation on complex equipment Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs Basic 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 reports Put scrap into the designated scrap bins 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 dailyCROSS 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 vacancy Will 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 activities Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed Immediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality managerSAFETY: Working safely is a condition of employment Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact Extruders give off a substantial amount of radiant heat The hopper vacuums, motors, air-wipes and other machinery can be quite noisy 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 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 sitting 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 fumesBenefits 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
  • & More Southwire 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. Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

Keywords: Disability Solutions, East Point , Operator, Extruder I, Other , Heflin, Georgia

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