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Machine Operator

Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

What would you say to a career that helps keep the world working? One where you take an active role in an industry that literally makes daily life possible for people and businesses alike? Where the rewards and opportunities for growth are as great as your ambition? Then Lake Cable is looking for you.For more than a quarter century, Lake Cable has been a leading manufacturer of low voltage, industrial power, utility, custom OEM and broadcast-quality cables, all 100% produced in the United States. Thanks to a shared passion and commitment to our customers, we deliver the finest quality products, engineered to exacting specifications. BETTER. SMARTER. FASTER.Headquartered in Bensenville, IL with over 450 employees and five facilities in the Midwest, Lake Cable is a privately-owned family business. That spirit of family inspires a culture where the success of every team member is a top priority, with competitive benefits and paths to advancement. Our richly diverse team is also committed to sustainability, community involvement, and ethical business practices. Because we believe it's the only way to do business.If you're ready for a leap forward, we should talk. Lake Cable. When Delivery Matters---A Buncher Operator will process individual copper strands to a completed multiple strand construction. This function includes following the manufacturing process per the work order, the use of a forklift and overhead crane to stage material, following established machine set-up documents, processing the copper in accordance with established process parameters, conducting required quality activities, completing required documentation, labeling and staging of conforming product.Essential Job FunctionsRead and understand material specifications.Use an overhead crane and forklift to move and stage material.Read and understand process documentation for set-up and operation of processing equipment.Read and understand process documentation to identify product requirements.Complete and document all quality testing required both in-process and for final product. Must react immediately if product does not meet requirements.Complete all weight verifications.Complete all required paperwork.Use a computer to document production results.Use a computer to generate product labels then place labels on finished product.Maintain machine, associated equipment and work area in a safe, clean manner.Skills and AbilitiesAssist in cross-functional activities as required - helping/assisting other work centers.Forklift driving experience desired; training will be provided. Proper use of over-head cranes desired; training will be provided.Copper weld experience desired; training will be provided. May be requested to perform over-time activities.Assist in engineering activities related to the operation.Understanding of the ISO requirements related to the Production process.QualificationsCompletion of high school, GED or equivalent.Previous experience in a manufacturing environment - past wire experience preferred. Able to read and understand product and processing specifications, as well quality requirements. Computer experience desired; job specific computer training will be provided.Must comply with all company rules and policies.Work EnvironmentWhile performing the essential functions of this job, the employee operates within a plant environment. The employee is exposed to loud continuous noise from surrounding operating machinery.Physical DemandsThis is an active role as the employee will work in a manufacturing environment. While performing the essential functions of the job the employee will be required to stand, balance or walk on a consistent basis and may on a frequent basis be required to twist, turn, stoop, squat, kneel, bend or reach. The employee must use safe lifting techniques when lifting objects up to 50 pounds and carry out repetitive hand/wrist movements to include forearm rotation. Specific vision abilities required job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to listen and speak and use his/her hands to operate equipment.BenefitsPaid time off401(k) matchHealth insurance Dental insuranceVision insuranceLife insurance (company paid)Voluntary Life/AD&DVoluntary Life/AD&D (child)Short-term disability (company paid)Long-term disability (company paid)Accident InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountTuition reimbursementReferral programProduction bonusAttendance bonusCompetitive pay 12 Hour Swing Shift - Days 6am-6pm12 Hour Swing Shift - Nights 6pm-6amCompensation details: 20-20 Hourly WagePIe566cd76cf52-25660-34604729

Keywords: LAKE CABLE, LLC, Elkhart , Machine Operator, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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