WireCo WorldGroup

Stranding Machine Operator

US-TX-Rosenberg
Hours/Shift
Varies
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Job Summary

 

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

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  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

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities

 

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

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities

 

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

 

 

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