HEAVY WIRE MACHINE OPERATOR

LOCATION: Cazenovia, New York

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

JOB PURPOSE: The Machine Operator is expected to manufacture braided wire products in our Heavy Wire department. This will include ensuring all tasks and responsibilities are conducted in a safe manner and with a focus on producing a quality product within the time required by our customers, and ensuring it is completed in the most efficient manner possible.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate machines (braiders, bobbin winders, bunchers, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic problems
  • Use calibrated measuring equipment
  • Quality control of product during and after production
  • Complete forms and/or logs for internal and external customers
  • Production documentation
  • Perform other duties as required

TEAMWORK

  • Daily communication with supervisor, operators, and other shifts to ensure operational objectives are met
  • Comply with written work instructions within department
  • Provide continuous improvement ideas for Safety, On-Time Delivery, Quality, Cost Reduction and Efficiency.
  • Support and comply with company policies and procedures as applicable.
  • Demonstrate a positive and supportive attitude

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Must be able lift/move up to 50 pounds without assistance 
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time 
  • Basic math skills such as fractions and measurements (must read a ruler) 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 

BENEFITS

  • Medical and Dental
  • Short Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Manufacturing environment
  • Hearing protection, Safety Glasses and Anti-slip safety toed shoes required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prolonged standing, bending

DIRECT REPORTS

  • Not applicable
HOURS: 6:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Thursday