Performs duties associated with assisting operators and packaging product throughout the facility


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety related instructions
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Strong Math skills (addition, multiplication, subtraction, division, fractions)
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Material handling experience is a plus
  • Must have visual ability to detect colors

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists extrusion operator with the packaging of reels and coils and ensures the best cosmetic presentation possible
  • Ensures that measurements on reels and coils are accurate as specified
  • Wraps reels and coils as necessary with plastic wrap
  • Visually assists extrusion operator with quality checks of wire and print
  • Checks wire for quality cosmetic and color print
  • Removes reels and coils from take-up, then halls and palletizes or prepares reels for pickup by material handler
  • Prints and places labels on reels and coils as necessary and may assist with the hand packing of product for shipment ensuring the correct use of labels and pallet patterns
  • Loads reels into machines for spooling
  • Verifies piece counts
  • Moves materials by hand, using hoist, overhead crane and/or forklift
  • Cuts wire when specified footage has been wound and wraps end of wire by hand or using mechanical tools
  • Moves finished wire from take-up by rolling reels out of machine for pickup by forklifts
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area and observes all company and safety rules
  • Participate in Lean events as well as housekeeping and safety audits as needed
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions

  • Employees will work in environments that may include exposure to extreme temperatures, dust, noise, humidity.
  • Personal Protective Equipment is required when performing work, safety toed shoes, hearing protection, gloves, etc.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk long distances
  • Ability to climb ladders and work from heights

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