Operator, Take Up III

Date: May 21, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30119

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible? 

Location: [[SCUPP- 736]]

Shift: [[C, 6:50pm-7:00am]]

Pay Rate: [[20.96]] – [[22.29]]

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW:  The Take Up 3 is an entry level role where the individual will operate a take-up in line with the extruder.  
For example, some commonly ran machines that would fall under this job title would be: 6 Inch PVC Take-Up (BWP), (Heflin), (SCUPP) 

High school diploma or equivalent 
Must read, write, and speak English; Bilingual in Spanish is a plus 
Must be able to stand and lift heavy loads for long periods of time 
Assist with the operation of machine you are assigned to 
Must be able to follow instructions 
Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. 

This position may require a Southwire forklift license. 
Perform take up and pay off operations as required.  
Layer wind cable to customer specified ship out length and reel.  
Properly utilize production order to meet all customer requirements.  
Operate per the applicable procedures. 
Change out reels of cable while maintaining line function 
Utilize tagging system to label reels 
Make minor adjustments and repairs to machines 
Operate take up and assist line operator with running the machine. 
Perform all other duties as assigned.  

Will be required to cross-train on equipment within your identified workgroup at your facility   
Once trained in more complex jobs, may be required to fill the position in the event of absence or vacancy  
Will be required to rotate on a set frequency within your workgroup to maintain skill proficiency 

Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed 
Perform quality checks, as outlined in the process procedures for the machine, and minor maintenance when necessary. 
Immediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality manager  
Use the company’s ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities.   

Working safely is a condition of employment. 
Responsible to observe Southwire safety rules and maintain good housekeeping 
Follow all safety procedures and rules 
Properly wear all required PPE 
Review and know all Job Hazard Analyses for proper job sequence and hazards associated with the jobs assigned to do 
Review and know all Safety Data Sheets for the jobs assigned to do 
Maintain all work areas to 5S standards 
Perform pre-operation safety inspection and hazard analysis 
Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact. 

Must be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-control.   
Physical activity associated with daily performance of this job include: balance, climbing, fingering, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, standing, stooping, walking and sitting. 

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & More 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta