Wire Cutter/Machine Operator

Website Working World

Job Title: Wire Cutter/Machine Operator

Job Duration: Ongoing, possible temporary to hire

Pay Rate: 1st shift – $14/hour
2nd shift – $14.75/hour

Hours: 1st shift – 6:30am-3:00opm / mandatory overtime starts at 5:00am (can include Saturdays)
2nd shift – 3:30pm-12:00am / mandatory overtime ends at 2:00am (can include Saturdays) – Must train on 1st shift for 2 weeks

Location: Spring Grove, IL


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Lift boxes and spools of wire up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English required
  • Mechanical skills/knowledge and machine operation experience
  • Knowledge of wire cutting/terminating machine operation
  • Ability to convert between fractions and decimal equivalents
  • Ability to read a ruler to 1/64 of one inch
  • Drug test mandatory
  • Steel toe boots mandatory
  • Must pass 2-page math test

Job Description: 

  •  Use wire cutting machines to cut, strip, and terminate wire and cable for assemblies.
  • Performs task in the areas of machine set up, machine operation, and machine general maintenance. May also use manual tools to cut and/or strip wire and cable.
  • Identify proper specifications from cut sheets and job orders.
  •  Manually and digitally set up wire cutting machines to job specifications.
  • Basic maintenance and troubleshooting of wire cutting machines for proper set up and operation.
  • Inspect products to ensure within specifications.
  • Minimize scrap through proper operation, maintenance, and set up of machines.
  • Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to see and differentiate colors. Corrected vision that allows reading of small alphanumeric letters at a distance of 12-18 inches

To apply for this job email your details to mhayes@work-world.com

Wire Cutter/Machine Operator