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Southwire Student Operator, 12 for Life EG

Carrollton, Georgia
1 Sep 2022

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?


Location: Carrollton, GA 

Shift: 8AM-12PM; 1PM-5PM; 5:30PM-9:30PM 

Starting Pay Rate: $11.00 

Job Description

The Student Operator, Assembler is a unique position that is an entry level position that may require the individual to do some minor assembly, and packaging of products.  The student operators will be expected to learn other jobs with the expectation that they will obtain their high school diploma to advance into a higher-level jobs with Southwire/facility when positions become available.  

Enrolled in Qualifying High School
Must read, write, and speak English; Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
Must be able to stand and lift heavy loads for long periods of time
Employee will be subjected to twisting, turning, repetitive motions for majority of shift
Working knowledge and experience with MS Excel, MS Word, Data Entry, and SAP desirable
Experience in a fast paced, high-volume manufacturing environment
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Adhere to quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
Must be able to work a 4 hour daily work schedule, to include holiday and weekends
Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reports
Ensure materials are properly packaged
Put scrap into the designated scrap bins
Read and comprehend production SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
Set up equipment and ensure production materials are available

Once trained in more complex jobs, may be required to fill the position in the event of absence or vacancy
Will be required to cross-train on equipment within your identified workgroup at your facility
Will be required to rotate on asset frequency within your workgroup to maintain skill proficiency

Check all material before packaging to ensure that it is the correct material
Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed
Immediately report issues to the supervisor or quality manager

Working safely is a condition of employment
Follow all safety procedures and rules
Properly wear all required PPE
Review and know all Job Hazard Analyses for proper job sequence and hazards associated with the jobs assigned to do
Review and know all Safety Data Sheets for the jobs assigned to do
Maintain all work areas to 5s standards
Perform pre-operation safety inspection and hazard analysis
Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in manner designed to minimize environmental impact

Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to heat/cold conditions and levels of noise, and potential exposure to various industrial liquids, oils, gases, etc
Must be able to frequently or constantly lift up to 40 pounds and exert force throughout the shift
Physical activity associated with daily performance of this job include:  balance, climbing, fingering, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, twisting, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, standing, stooping, walking and sitting

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week 
  • Flexible Work Schedule - up to 30 hours per Week
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • & More 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 700545903-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Southwire
  • Location: Carrollton, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application