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Machine Operator

City:  Willimantic
Country/Region:  US

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?


Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.





Machine 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.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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.



  • High school diploma, GED
  • 2 year manufacturing machine operation requirement
  • 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 be able to use and read a micrometer
  • The ability to demonstrate your mechanical and computer skills
  • Must have good English skills in reading, writing and communicating
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and to work overtime as the need arises
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug test



  • Prior extrusion experience preferred
  • Wire drawing/extrusion/cabling experience


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Will be required to stand, walk, and bend frequently.
  • Occasionally lifting < 10pounds as needed
  • Ooccasionally required to lift and carry objects of 10-25 pounds as needed.

Occasionally required to lift and carry objects of 25-30 pounds as needed.

  • Frequently required to lift and carry objects of 30-50 pounds as needed.
  • Occasionally required to push and pull reels .
  • Employee will be required to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment and be able to respond efficiently and courteously to unanticipated problems and crisis.


Nearest Major Market: Connecticut

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