Machine Operator

  • General Cable
  • Scottsville, TX 75672, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018
General Business

Job Description

General Cable


Requisition ID 2018-1347
# of Openings 1
Category Operations/Facilities


Machine Operator positions are responsible for following instructions and established safety requirements to operate equipment used in various stages of the cable manufacturing process to meet productivity requirements and create products that conform to quality standards.


  • Responsible for following standard work instructions corresponding with job
  • Loads material into machine using mechanical devices as needed and threads wire through line
  • Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Adjusts machine controls to regulate factors such as line speed, O.D. thickness, color, steam pressure, temperature, water level, and tensions
  • Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Examines wire for conformance to specifications and performs quality checks
  • Changes machine according to part runs as specified on Work Order
  • Removes full reel from machine and replaces with empty reels in order to continue the manufacturing process.
  • Uses HFA or DAS programs to record and tag data such as scrap and finished goods
  • Responsible for quality logs, production reporting, and any other applicable paperwork
  • Responsible for initiating actions to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities, identifying and recording problems relating to product quality, processes, and quality systems, as well as controlling further processing or delivery of nonconforming product.
  • May be responsible for using hand operated cranes or hoists, powered industrial trucks or jacks to move material in or around the machine being operated.
  • Responsible for adhering to the health, safety, and environmental policies and regulations
  • Responsible for adherence to company policies and procedures meeting the established General Cable Values and Behaviors, performing at the highest degree of Integrity, including satisfactory job performance
  • Responsible for maintaining thorough understanding and awareness of job processes, procedures and policies by attending required training sessions, meetings and monitoring announcements and information distributed through General Cable communication channels (Bulletin Boards, CCTV monitors, AAIM app, etc)


    • Proficient math skills
    • Good reading and listening skills
    • Able to write legibly
    • Must demonstrate good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Must be able to perform principle duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.
    • Must be able to work the required hours as scheduled

General Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. General Cable will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.