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Technician, QA

Date: May 24, 2019

Location: Youngsville, NC, US, 27596

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? 

QA Tech, Youngsville NC, 7a-3:30p. Start: $14.50

Shift: 7a - 3:30p


The QA Tech operates material testing equipment and/or performs work that clears supplies raw materials and other mixed stock for production. This position will ensure product quality, maintain a clean work area and practice thorough good housekeeping practices.


Other job specific duties:

  • Identifying the different types of stock
  • Uses, cleans, maintains and calibrates as scheduled or appropriate: Multimeter, Load Bank tester, and other types of lab equipment.
  • When out-of-specification results are obtained in stock or machine testing, will alert appropriate personnel and assure non-conforming material is restricted.
  • Performs retests, skid tests, and yellow tag testing of materials as necessary.
  • Notifies lab supervisor and/or Department Manager of any stock labeling violations or complaints registered on his or her shift.
  • Basic Housekeeping (Cleaning and making sure that the lab and testing equipment is cleaned daily)
  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.



  • High School diploma or G.E.D
  • Must be able to read and comprehend technical manuals
  • Mus be able to read and use measuring devices
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Must be able to read, write, and use basic math skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Ability to work with other employees in a Team atmosphere
  • Entry level electrical experience preferred


Working conditions

  • Able and willing to work various shifts from start time to shift end time
  • Must be able to adapt to hot/cold changes in lab temperature
  • Must be able to adapt to unanticipated changes in product orders
  • Able to work in a noisy environment


Physical requirements

-Lifting/carrying product weighing up to 25 pounds repeatedly over a 8 hour work period

-Walking or standing most of the time during your 8 hour shift and may also include stooping, bending and squatting

-Occasional odor or dirt—walks through the factory to pick up samples for testing

-Operating testing equipment efficiently and safely

-Keep daily records of test errors

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: Raleigh

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