WireCo WorldGroup

  • Stranding Machine Operator

    Job Location US-TX-Rosenberg
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Stranding Machine Operator is responsible for settign up, loading and operating the stranding machine and makine necessary adjustments to ensure the quality of the strand meets required specifications. The Stranding Operator is responsible for his/her own safety and the safety of those around the stranding machine.


    1. Record set-up information at the start of each order.
    2. Load in full bobbins with the use of appropriate mechanical devices.
    3. Weld or knot new wire with old wire in the machine from previous order (if applicable).
    4. Thread machine by pulling wire through guides and stranding heads.
    5. Secure, install and adjust the proper dies, stranding head, post-former and carboloy rings as required by the order.
    6. Set the proper lay according to order specifications.
    7. Twist the new strand together and pick the wires into the proper strand construction.
    8. Adjust bobbin tension and die pressure at the beginning of the order and as required throughout the entire order.
    9. Inspect and replace tensioning devices as needed.
    10. Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
    11. Perform all job duties in accordance with work instructions and quality standards.

    Required Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Strander Operators will be required to use JDE TranCollector scan guns to issue and return material from a work order.  Scan guns will also be used to record production and print production tags. Strander Operators should possess math skills and mechanical aptitude.  Stranding machine operators must have the ability to use and read micrometers, tape measure, feeler gauge, and basic hand tools. 
    • Standing/walking on concrete floors for 12-hour shifts.  Pushing/pulling, lifting up to 50 lbs.     

    Preferred Qualifications


    • Prefer previous manufacturing experience that includes the use of measuring devices and the use of basic math skills.


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