Sets up and operates one or more wire drawing machines. Positions and secures specified dies in dieholder, using hand tools. Lifts coil of wire onto feed reel, and threads it through dies. Coats wire with lubricant to facilitate drawing machine and starts machine. Inspects and measures drawn wire to verify conformance to specified shape, size and resistance, using instruments such as wire gauges and micrometers, replaces worn dies by using hand tools. Performs tensile strength and other tests and records test data on proper form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
INITIATIVE and PEOPLE SKILLS:
Must show initiative as part of job responsibility. All team members will be cross-trained in various job responsibilities. Expected to find ways to continually improve the process. Must work as a member of team; therefore, must be willing to become involved and contribute to the successful operation of the Plant. Must be able to interact with co-workers on all levels and possess excellent people skills.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general eduation degree (GED) required. Prefer one to two years experience in manufacturing environment.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must be able to be certified as forklift operator. Must be able to be certified as a Certified Welder.