Steel HR/HI Operator


Wire Drawing

Employment Type:

Full Time

Start Date:


Reports To:
Department Manager

Job Location:
York Facility, York Pennsylvania

Hours Per Week:
40 – 50 hrs

Rate of Pay:
Commensurate with experience

FLSA Status:

Work Hours:  2nd, & 3rd Shifts

Job Title:
Steel HR/HI Operator


Efficiently operate one steel rod and seven (7) intermediate machine, while producing and maintaining good quality product.

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

  • Regular attendance is required, with proper notification for absences, in accordance with the New York Wire Attendance Policy.
  • Using forklift, move bundles of wire to load and unload.
  • Load coils onto the payoff as needed.
  • Thread machine with appropriate die sizes and set machine up for that size.
  • Change full bundles and identify.
  • Responsible for keeping work area clean.
  • Complete production sheets.
  • Assist in department, as needed.


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:

Some basic mechanical ability.  Knowledge of the use of simple hand tools.  Ability to operate a forklift, or ability to learn.

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 in English

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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Annual forklift training and certification.


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, Section V.

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; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required (less than 1/3 of the time) to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Ability to balance while standing on one foot is required.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move (up to 1/3 of the time) up to 85 pounds, and push stems of wire weighing up to 550 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.


Must work well with others.

Two employees run 8 machines

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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