Full Time:
1st shift: 7:00 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
2nd shift: 3:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.

The Wire Drawing Machine Operator performs established wire drawing operations to set-up and run computer-controlled wire drawing machine to produce a high-quality product.

Wire Drawing Machine Operator Responsibilities

  • Maintain necessary records
  • Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed
  • Detect and report improper operation of faulty equipment and unusual conditions to the supervisor
  • Maintain work area and equipment in clean, safe, and orderly condition
  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain quality standards

Wire Drawing Machine Operator Requirements

  • Work from schedules and verbal instructions to perform set-up and operation of wire drawing machine in accordance with predetermined specifications
  • Position steel wire on roll stand and feed through dies in drawing machine
  • Actuate foot pedal to control amount of with wire size being drawn
  • Change and replace dies when worn or in accordance with wire size changes
  • Point wire to thread thru dies
  • Investigate cause of stoppage or wire breaks
  • Reset the machine and weld broken wire on restart operation
  • Check take-up roll regularly to ensure proper operation
  • Cut wire at proper point after drawing, remove and replace the take-up roll
  • Set adjustment for each operational cycle/wire changeover
  • Operate overhead crane to transport material to and from drawing machine
  • May use micrometers, pointer, wire cutters, and other hand tools and measuring devices

Physical Demand

  • On feet for most of the working hours
  • Lifting to approximately 50 lbs.
  • Pushing, pulling, turning, twisting, bending
  • Moving heavy weight material, such as wire mesh rolls
  • Repetitive motion of hands
  • Repetitive squatting and kneeling
  • Perform other related duties as required or as directed

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization this could be your next long-term role.