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Extrusion Operator

City:  Jackson
Country/Region:  US

Job Description

Prysmian Group General Cable Corporation, a leading wire & cable manufacturer located in Jackson, TN, has immediate openings for Primary Extrusion Operators. The working schedule consists of Monday through Friday with 2nd and 3rd shifts available. Base pay start out is $15.79. Additional growth opportunities are available with the acquisition of skills blocks and certifications.

Operators are responsible for continuously monitoring and maintaining product quality based on established standards including visual and mechanical inspection of product, as well as work in a safe manner at all times following all safety policies and procedures. Performing setups in accordance with established procedure, operating, and loading/unloading equipment. Work from written and verbal instructions, procedures and work orders are also required. 

Additional responsibilities include: Maintaining and logging all information required supporting traceability and quality, participating in cross-training activities, maintaining work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition, and performing other duties as required or directed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 12 months extrusion experience
  • Must be able to work in a High Performing Team Environment, No Supervisors
  • High school diploma, GED  or equivalent experience
  • Prior manufacturing experience with the ability to prioritize and pay close attention to detail
  • Frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, stooping, and bending is required
  • Must be able to work independently and distinguish colors
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate your mechanical and computer skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and to work overtime as the need arises
  • Must be willing to be trained and drive a fork-lift 
  • Wire drawing/cabling experience a plus
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug test


Benefits to Include

  • Shift Premium
  • Employee Stock Purchase Option
  • Medical & Dental
  • 401k
  • Prescription drug plan
  • Short-term disability plan
  • Life insurance
  • Spouse/Child Life Insurance (optional)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Weekly pay


General Cable Corporation is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and a drug free workplace. We exercise high ethical standards and are committed to complying with all laws in the jurisdictions where we conduct business. Our internal policies and procedures support this commitment.

Associate Accountability Statement: Each associate is required to demonstrate personal commitment to the standards set forth in The General Cable Code of Ethics and Compliance Guidelines use sound judgment in maintaining appropriate compliance procedures in carrying out their duties and operating within the core values of the company with honesty, in compliance with laws and with high ethical standards.

Reasonable Accommodation General Cable is committed to employ and advance qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its recruiting, advertising, and job application processes.

 If you feel you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with General Cable, please contact the Human Resources Department at (859) 572-8000.

 Please be prepared to provide the open position that you are applying online for, and to provide the details of the reasonable accommodation you are requesting. A representative from the Human Resources Department will contact you regarding your request by the next business day.



Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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