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Operator, Assistant

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Heflin
Posted on: July 2, 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:$19.37 $20.61 Job DescriptionJOB OVERVIEW: The Operator Assistant is an entry level role that may be responsible for operating the palletizer and stretch wrap on cartons and spools of wire produced on the jacket line. Rewind material into a specified length while spark testing and patching when necessary.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 timePRIMARY JOB TASKS:Carrollton Rod Mill: Maintain proper tundish and launder spares; rebuild, break out, casting of new sections Maintain proper tundish and launder spares; rebuild, break out, casting of new sections Assist the Casting, Operator with weekly and semi-annual shutdowns, out-of-the-mill tasks Ensure casting checklist is completed Assist with troubleshooting issues Monitor casting pit for leakage, foam, wheel, water issues, etc. Train on casting operation and furnace Certify on crane and forkliftManufacturing and Production: Responsible for operation of palletizer Responsible to maintain correct flow of material on conveyor system Responsible to perform minor maintenance on palletizer, stretch column and conveyor Responsible to assure that the palletizer properly stacks pallets of cartons and spools. Insure cartons and spools are of acceptable quality before palletizing 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 wireCROSS TRAINING: 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 proficiencyQUALITY: 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 activitiesSAFETY: 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 impactPHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 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 sittingBenefits 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, Assistant, Other , Heflin, Georgia

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