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Machine Operator

Abbeville, SC 29620

Posted: 04/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Machinist Job Number: 10751

Job Description

Job Summary:

Operates one or more automatic wirecoating machines, including stranded wire and auxiliary equipment to coat wire with plastic coating for use on other machines.  Makes changeovers and adjustments.  Does set-up for special coated wire.

Essential Functions:

Sets-up and operates one or more automatic wirecoating machines, including stranded wire and auxiliary equipment.  Operates at standard speeds and maintains good quality.  Plans operating sequences, selects machine speeds and makes operating adjustments to hold close tolerances.  Operates all respooling, take-up and pay-off equipment.  Tightens acro-packs to coils of wire to prevent tangles.

Performs frequent checks of concentricity of wire.  Maintains proper extruder temperatures, drive speeds, wire tension and pay-off and take-up tensions.  Makes changeovers as necessary, checks for proper wire sizes and dies and tips.

Assures that proper materials and tools are used.  Keeps hoppers filled with compounds.

Responsible for quality of product, related checks and paperwork.

Secondary Duties:

Observes and reports machine and parts wear or malfunctions.

Tags and weighs materials.  Routes finished wire to appropriate areas.



Education:             Prefer high school diploma or GED

Experience:           minimum of 1 year for proficiency

Skills:                    Manual dexterity

                              Must be able to work from written or verbal instructions

                              Uses variable measuring devices and shop math

                              Must be able to interpret gauges, laser mike systems and other devise and apply                                     process control methods.

Special Requirements:    Lift truck licensing requires visual acuity.  Continuous standing.

Requires upper body strength to maneuver heavy reels into position for hoists.

Requires good color vision (this is a critical element)  

                              Must be able to climb ladder to fill hoppers       

WorkSmart is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

In order to be considered for employment, applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. 

Our company maintains a zero-tolerance policy for illegal drug use or possession in the workplace. Pre-employment drug screening may be conducted, and employees may be subject to random testing.

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