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Southwire Clerk in Carrollton, Georgia


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Date: Apr 10, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

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: Cofer Center

Shift: n/a

Starting Pay Rate: $12.00

Job Description

Job Summary/Objective

The objective of this position is to assist Chemists/lab personnel in setting up and carrying out industry-based testing

efforts. The position is expected to be able to work cooperatively across interdisciplinary teams to help meet customer

demands and ultimately achieve Southwire’s R&D goals. This role is expected to help create and maintain a clean

organized environment that reflects 5S principles. Data analysis or reporting of test results is expected to be carried out

professionally. In this role, candidates will be exposed to complex projects across the wire and cable industry,

engineering principles, testing methodologies, and other relevant industry related business practices that can help

develop valuable experience/skills for future opportunities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and test products per certification body standards (UL, CSA, ICEA, etc.)

  • Physical property testing (tensile and elongation)

  • Small Scale Flame (VW-1, Horizontal/FT-2, Burning Particles)

  • Report clear and concise data to Polymer Chemist and/or customers

  • Occasionally Perform tasks that require lifting a weight of at least 25 lbs.

  • Read and understand test procedures called out in certification body standards (UL, CSA, ICEA, etc.)

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly while still resolving current issues and presenting solutions/data

  • Assist in product development through testing new products

  • Responsible for keeping a clean and organized work space.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Minimum Education Level: High School Diploma

  • Specialized Degree: Any applied science degree program

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Specialized Degree: Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Any applicable Industry and or Lab background

  • Certificates: · Ability to work at least 20 hours per week · Excellent listening, communication and written skills · Energetic and passionate with a flexible spirit · Ability to proactively identify problems and propose effective solutions · Ability to work and complete projects independently, as well as within a team environment · Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)

  • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week

  • Flexible Work Schedule – up to 30 hours per Week

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • & 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: Atlanta

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