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Southwire Buncher Machine Operator

Location
Lebanon, Indiana
Posted
23 Sep 2022

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: Lafayette, IN

Shift: 12-hour swing shift, nights

Starting Pay Rate: $21.63 

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW:
The Operator, Buncher 1 role is a medium skill role that will be responsible for the process of creating cabled wire for use in a variety of products and sizes. 


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 time 


PRIMARY JOB TASKS: 
Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reports. 
Put scrap into the designated scrap bins. 
Load and unload payoff and take-up reels properly. 
String-up payoff wire into buncher. 
Set up lay length and taping head. 
Make hot and kold-welds and splices when necessary. 
Perform necessary housekeeping procedures 
May be asked to perform auxiliary tasks as needed, including the investigation of defects generated by the machine. 


CROSS TRAINING: 
Will be required to cross-train on equipment within your identified workgroup at your facility  
Once trained in more complex jobs, may be required to fill the position in the event of absence or vacancy  
Will be required to rotate on a set frequency within your workgroup to maintain skill proficiency 


QUALITY: 
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 activities.  


SAFETY: 
Working safely is a condition of employment. 
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 impact. 


PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: 
The operator is constantly exposed to water, some heat, cold, dust and fumes. 
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 sitting.

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.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 719472422-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Southwire
  • Location: Lebanon, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application