Fine Wire Operator

Departments:

Wire Drawing

Employment Type:

Full Time

Start Date:

ASAP

Reports To:
Department Manager

Job Location:
York Facility, York Pennsylvania

Hours Per Week:
40 – 50 hrs

Rate of Pay:
Commensurate with experience

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Work Hours:  2nd, & 3rd Shifts

Job Title:
Fine Wire Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Efficiently operates set of steel fine wire machines, while maintaining a good quality product.

  • Regular attendance is required, with proper notification for absences, in accordance with the IWM International Attendance Policy
  • Put bundles of wire on the stands and weld on, as necessary.
  • Change full spools and carry them to baskets. Carry empty spools to machines.
  • Thread up machines when wire breaks. Adjust traverse and guide to insure quality.
  • Check cast and helix on every spool. Adjust die holder or replace die if cast is bad.
  • Report mechanical problems to supervisor and insert on maintenance log.
  • Replace dies in machines as needed, or according to die maintenance schedule.
  • Splice wires as needed.
  • Keep work are clean.
  • Assist in department as needed.

Qualifications:

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.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Ability to read and write.
  • Some basic mechanical ability.
  • Ability to use simple hand tools.

Language Skills:

Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Safety:

Employees must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required in each production department. Employees are required to follow all safety rules as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (2/3 and more of the time) to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls/ reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required (less than 1/3 of the time) to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move (up to 1/3 of the time) up to 80 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works (2/3 and more of the time) near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed (less than 1/3 of the time) to extreme cold.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Comments:

Must work well with others.

Overtime is required as needed.

IWM International is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: York

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