Cabler Operator I

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Villa Rica, GA, US, 30180

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, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. 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 commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?


Location: Villa Rica Plant 

Shift: 6:50p-7a Swing 

Pay Rate: $22.55   

Job Description

Location: Villa Rica Plant

Shift: 6:50PM-7:00AM

Reports To: Shift Supervisor

Rate: $22.55/Hr


The Cabler 1 Operator is a medium skilled role that is responsible for safe and efficient operations of the machine, including loading/unloading reels, making hook splices, reading and interpreting production orders, selecting, identifying and installing tooling to meet production order specifications, adjusting lay length and binder tightness, loading binder, loading fillers and operating longitudinal taping head.  

For example, some machines that would be ran are: Drum Twister (Heflin and SCUPP), Cabling and Shielding Machines, Bunchers or Twisters (VRP) 

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 

Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reports. 
Responsible for completing production orders to customer specifications or other requirements, thereby producing a quality product that can be delivered to the customer on time. 
Operator is responsible for machine inspections. 
Put scrap into the designated scrap bins. 
Any other job 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

Use the company’s ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities. 
Responsible for maintaining general housekeeping, using shop floor correctly, and complying with legislative regulations. 
Quality checks on the products the operator is running.  
Quality inspection of products compared to production order. 
Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed 
Immediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality manager 

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.  

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. 
Must be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-control.   

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week 
  • Flexible Work Schedule – up to 30 hours per Week
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • & 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