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Southwire QA Technician in Lafayette, Indiana

QA Technician

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Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

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, 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 and jobsite 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. Weare 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 determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Lafayette, IN

Shift: 645pm-7am; 2-2-3

Pay Rate: $24.19

Job Description

The QA Tech operates material testing equipment and/or performs work that clears supplies raw materials and other mixed stock for production. This position will ensure product quality, maintain a clean work area and practice thorough good housekeeping practices.

Other job specific duties:

  • Identifying the different types of stock

  • Uses, cleans, maintains and calibrates as scheduled or appropriate: Multimeter, Load Bank tester, and other types of lab equipment.

  • When out-of-specification results are obtained in stock or machine testing, will alert appropriate personnel and assure non-conforming material is restricted.

  • Performs retests, skid tests, and yellow tag testing of materials as necessary.

  • Notifies lab supervisor and/or Department Manager of any stock labeling violations or complaints registered on his or her shift.

  • Basic Housekeeping (Cleaning and making sure that the lab and testing equipment is cleaned daily)

  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.


  • High School diploma or G.E.D

  • Must be able to read and comprehend technical manuals

  • Mus be able to read and use measuring devices

  • Must be able to work weekends

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check

  • Must be able to read, write, and use basic math skills

  • Self-Motivated

  • Ability to work with other employees in a Team atmosphere

  • Entry level electrical experience preferred

Working conditions

  • Able and willing to work various shifts from start time to shift end time

  • Must be able to adapt to hot/cold changes in lab temperature

  • Must be able to adapt to unanticipated changes in product orders

  • Able to work in a noisy environment

Physical requirements

-Lifting/carrying product weighing up to 25 pounds repeatedly over a 8 hour work period

-Walking or standing most of the time during your 8 hour shift and may also include stooping, bending and squatting

-Occasional odor or dirt—walks through the factory to pick up samples for testing

-Operating testing equipment efficiently and safely

-Keep daily records of test errors

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: Lafayette

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