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Strander Operator

City:  Abbeville
Country:  US

Job Description:
Stranding machines take bobbins of wire (aluminum and/or copper) from the wire drawing machines and twist together to make the size/type strand required per customer order.


Brief Summary of Primary Duties:

  • Regular and predictable attendance throughout the shift is an essential function of this position.
  • Ability to utilize SOP's, CDA's, and TI's as resource documentation.
  • Ability to change the machine over from one product to another effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to string machine all the way up and select correct dies.


  • Abide by all rules and procedures
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Make safety first priority
  • Report all safety incidents or issues immediately
  • Any/All assigned tasks by supervisor
  • Sustain a shop floor environment with operators helping each other


Specific Skills / Training Required:

  • On shop floor Maximo training
  • In - house forklift training
  • On shop floor Kold - Welder training
  • On shop floor basic computer training - including but not limited to SAP and MDC
  • On shop floor reading measurement equipment - including but not limited to OD tape, calibers, micrometers, scales, and electronic measuring equipment


High School / GED Diploma - required



  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred but not required
  • Safety Requirements / Physical Requirements
  • Hearing protection required in posted areas.
  • Visual Requirements - ability to read markings on cable and strand.
  • Ability to stand 8-12 hours
  • Ability to bend stoop to floor level 30-60 times in an 8-per shift
  • Ability to push/roll bobbins weighing 115-10000lbs 10-100 times in an 8-hour shift
  • Ability to push/roll reel weighing 500-15,000lbs using reel mover 2-10 times a shift
  • Ability to push dolly with drum weighing 500 lbs 2-3 times a shift
  • Ability to lift 50lbs


*Prysmian will grant reasonable accommodations for any disability

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: ERP, Equipment Operator, SAP, Warehouse, Forklift, Technology, Manufacturing

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