General Cable Industries

  • Production Worker

    Job Locations US-IN-Marion
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/16/2018 3:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
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  • Overview

    At General Cable, we offer our employees opportunities to sharpen their skills every day through rich assignments, focused performance-driven training and a highly interactive, relationship-driven team environment. Our employees are exposed to a wide range of experiences and are encouraged to express their ideas for continuous improvement.



    Production worker positions are responsible for following instructions and established safety requirements to operate equipment used in various stages of the cable manufacturing process to meet productivity requirements and create products that conform to quality standards.


    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for following standard work instructions corresponding with job
    2. Loads material into machine using mechanical devices as needed and threads wire through line 
    3. Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction  
    4. Adjusts machine controls to regulate factors such as line speed, O.D. thickness, color, steam pressure, temperature, water level, and tensions
    5. Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction 
    6. Examines wire for conformance to specifications and performs quality checks 
    7. Changes machine according to part runs as specified on Work Order 
    8. Removes full reel from machine and replaces with empty reels in order to continue the manufacturing process. 
    9. Use computer programs to record and tag data such as scrap and finished goods
    10. Responsible for quality logs, production reporting, and any other applicable paperwork
    11. Responsible for initiating actions to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities, identifying and recording problems relating to product quality, processes, and quality systems, as well as controlling further processing or delivery of nonconforming product. 
    12. May be responsible for using hand operated cranes or hoists, powered industrial trucks or jacks to move material in or around the machine being operated. 
    13. Responsible for adhering to the health, safety, and environmental policies and regulations
    14. Responsible for adherence to company policies and procedures meeting the established General Cable Values and Behaviors, performing at the highest degree of Integrity, including satisfactory job performance
    15. Responsible for maintaining thorough understanding and awareness of job processes, procedures and policies by attending required training sessions, meetings and monitoring announcements and information distributed through General Cable communication channels (Bulletin Boards, CCTV monitors, All Associates Meetings, etc)
    16. Perform additional duties as assigned by Department Manager and/or Supervisor


    Required Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous manufacturing experience


    Work Environment/Physical Demands:

    This job is performed almost exclusively indoors. It is located in a high noise area. Safety glasses with side shields, ear protection, and safety shoes are required in all production areas. The following additional personal protective equipment is required for this job, and must be used as appropriate: cotton/canvas gloves and cut resistant gloves/sleeves. Must be able to push or pull 100 pounds infrequently and pull up to 75 pounds and push up to 65 pounds routinely. Must be able to lift 50 pounds infrequently and routinely lift 25 pounds.


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