Stranding Machine Operator - Rosenberg - job 677252

WireCo WorldGroup

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Rosenberg, Texas

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

WireCo WorldGroup is the world's leader in manufacturing, engineering, and distributing wire rope, synthetic rope, specialized assemblies, wire products and electromechanical cable. We specialize in rope for the gas and oil industry for mining and off shore drilling, cranes, bridges and military installations. Rosenberg plant is one of WireCo's manufacturing facilities.

Job Description

The Stranding Machine Operator is responsible for setting up, loading and operating the stranding machine and making necessary adjustments to ensure the quality of the strand meets required specifications. The Strander Operator is responsible for his/her own safety and the safety of those around the stranding machine.

  1. Record set-up information at the start of each order.

  2. Load in full bobbins with the use of appropriate mechanical devices.

  3. Weld or knot new wire with old wire in the machine from previous order (if applicable).

  4. Thread machine by pulling wire through guides and stranding heads.

  5. Secure, install and adjust the proper dies, stranding head, post-former and carboloy rings as required by the order.

  6. Set the proper lay according to order specifications.

  7. Twist the new strand together and pick the wires into the proper strand construction.

  8. Adjust bobbin tension and die pressure at the beginning of the order and as required throughout the entire order.

  9. Inspect and replace tensioning devices as needed.

  10. Maintain a safe and clean working environment.

  11. Perform all job duties in accordance with work instructions and quality standards.



  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent.

  • Strander Operators will be required to use JDE TranCollector scan guns to issue and return material from a work order.  Scan guns will also be used to record production and print production tags. Strander Operators should possess math skills and mechanical aptitude.  Stranding machine operators must have the ability to use and read micrometers, tape measure, feeler gauge, and basic hand tools. 

  • Standing/walking on concrete floors for 12-hour shifts.  Pushing/pulling, lifting up to 50 lbs.  


Additional Information


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability

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