Denton, Texas

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 and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Job Description

Shift: 7p-7a, rotating swing

Pay: $19.44

The Operator, Buncher 2 role is a medium skill role that will be responsible for the process of creating cabled multi-wire for use in a variety of products and sizes

High school diploma or equivalent
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
Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs

Must be able to work under supervision and maintain ongoing communication with the supervisor and peers through verbal instruction and reports
Responsible for set-up and operation of Buncher
Responsible for correct wire sizes, lengths and directions of lays of multiwire cable
Responsible for loading and unloading sets of bobbins whether they are matched lengths or matched sets
Responsible for making all pay-off bobbin changes and take-up reel changes
Responsible for maintaining a layer wound package
Put scrap into the designated scrap bins
Load and unload payoff and take-up reels properly
String-up payoff wire into buncher
Set up lay length and taping head
Make hot and kold-welds and splices when necessary
Perform necessary housekeeping procedures
May be asked to perform auxiliary tasks as needed, including the investigation of defects generated by the machine

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

Do not release products until all quality checks have been passed
Perform quality checks, as outlined in the process procedures for the machine, and minor maintenance when necessary
Immediately report quality issues to the supervisor or quality manager
Use the company’s ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities

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 a manner designed to minimize environmental impact

The operator is constantly exposed to water, some heat, cold, dust and fumes
Must be able to work in hot and cold environments normally found in a prefabricated building without climate-control
Physical activity associated with daily performance of this job include: balance, climbing, fingering, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motions, standing, stooping, walking and sitting

Benefits We Offer: 

  • 401k Matching 
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Identity Theft Plans 
  • Retirement & Pension Plans 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & 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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Denton, Texas

Southwire is one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of building wire and utility cable, as well as the tools used in their installation. As such, we are continually improving our products, studying how they’re used in the field, and assessing the needs of our customers to find new and better ways to solve the problems facing the industry. We strive to ensure that every product we develop helps increase safety, improve productivity, reduce manpower, save time and save money — both on and off the jobsite. After all, we don’t just want to produce the most wire products. We want to produce the best wire products.

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