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Southwire Screening Helper in Huntersville, North Carolina

Screening Helper

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Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Huntersville, NC, US, 28078

Company: Southwire Company LLC

​No high school diploma or equivalent? No problem! Southwire encourages you to apply even if you do not have a high school diploma or equivalent. Our Pathway to Success program will help you attain your high school equivalency while working full-time as you pursue your career in manufacturing. Work full time and join our Pathway to Success program to earn your GED. Apply today!

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: Huntersville, NC

Shift: 5:45p - 6a

Pay Rate: $19.76 – $21.04

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To help/operate high speed stranding equipment to produce specified kinds of stranded cable on specified packages. Must also sign off as High speed strander operator after successful training of the helper training sheet.

Tools/Equipment/ Responsibilities

Help/operate the high speed strander with metering equipment, take up capstans, take up winding unit and payoff unit; portable welder unit, grease and blasting cabinets where applicable, using overhead cranes/loaders, various size wooden or steel reels, various size closing blocks and dies, micrometers, portable power back saw, strong adhesive tape, bolt cutters, pneumatic nail guns, fork truck, and miscellaneous small hand tools.

Must be willing to work on a fast paced, highly focused machine that will have constant attention given to safety, quality, speed, and scrap.

Will operate as the helper mainly, while on occasion act as the operator in case of call off or other circumstance that deems it necessary. This person will be part of a 2-person team on the machine and will be expected to receive machine responsibility direction from both operator and supervisor to keep flow of machine running at maximum level.

Material Handled

Various sizes and shapes of aluminum wire, aluminum alloy, aluminum wire on steel bobbins, steel or aluminum cable on steel or wooden reels, and greases and oxide inhibitors.

Source of Supervision

Receives direction from the Stranding Supervisor

OCCASIONAL WORK REQUIREMENTS

Each day sweep entire work area and return tools and other materials to the proper storage areas. Aid maintenance personnel with repairs to strander or auxiliary equipment. Aids maintenance personnel with gear changes. May be required to help with bobbin stripping or cable rewinding operation or to sweep up or clean specified areas in the plant. Performs other duties as may be assigned by their immediate Supervisor, depending upon qualifications.

SAFETY RULES

When loading bobbins or reels, pay special attention to the procedure used to load to avoid any back injuries.

Always be aware of forklifts and make sure the driver knows where you are.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Demand for the product run on the high speed strander is elevated and in order for Southwire to meet customer demand, the machine must run consistently. The process is technical and requires trained individuals to perform the job independently. Because of this, it is not always possible that such an individual will be available to replace an absent operator. Therefore, predictable and consistent attendance is required due to the nature of the job.

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

  • & 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: Charlotte

Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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