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Assembler, General

Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77088

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, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Job Description

Shift: 1st

 

Sets up and operate one or more machines in production departments.  Performs simple assembly operations.  Reads a tape measure, simple blue prints, and operates power hand tools, performs soldering operations and uses a welding torch.

Diversified assembly or adjusting duties such as complete assembly of units involving a number of parts or erection of larger units having a limited number of parts and fairly liberal tolerances.  Requires fitting and adjusting to meet operating requirements of products.

May also assemble minor units or a small number of usually standardized products.

May operate power lift truck.

This position can involve bench assembly operations on lightweight parts or large assemblies requiring overhead crane and/or lift truck assistance.

Work on basic machines such as drill press, cut off saws, belt sanders and with deburring tools.

Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING/SKILLS:

  • 1 Year manufacturing production experience required.
  • Ability to perform basic math
  • Mechanically-inclined
  • Ability to operate basic power hand tools i.e. deburring, pneumatic tooling, electric grinder, heat gun, familiarity with torches
  • Previous welding experience desirable
  • Knowledge of basic instrumentation

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 40 lbs.

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: Houston

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