Spring Reel Assembly Team Member


Harlan, IA 51593

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Conductix-Wampfler, a growing industrial products manufacturer is looking for electrical-mechanical assemblers to join their team. Qualified candidates will be self-directed and quality-minded. We want to add team members who take pride in their work and have the ability to solve problems in a team environment. Qualified individuals will possess the following skills:

+ Have 1-3 years of experience with electrical or mechanical assembly

+ Have experience operating cut-off saws, drill presses (will train)

+ Soldering experience a plus

+ Ability to read blueprints a plus

+ Must be able to use measurement devices

Conductix-Wampfler offers a positive team environment, competitive wages and health, dental, and life insurance, 401k plan, tuition reimbursement, and bonus sharing plan.

Please send resume to rogene.smith@conductix.com, apply online at www.conductix.us under careers or apply in person at 1605 Industrial Parkway, Harlan, Iowa.

Drug-free workplace/EOE

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This job requires the understanding and assembly of cord reels, power reels, and hose reels including subassembly for each group to perform a variety of duties to do quality work from engineering blueprints, pack slips with written or verbal instructions to meet stock and sales orders for shipment. Assembly for compliance with company guidelines by performing the following duties.


Required to work with cable counter, resistance welder, drill press, pop rivet gun, power and hand tools, do hand assembly and repair parts. The use of solder equipment, heat guns, wire strippers, and anvil press are required. Use of various measuring instruments such as tape measure, dial calipers, continuity, and high pot tester. You must follow established procedures, have a general knowledge of tools and know-how to identify parts.

Required to do hand assembly, read a tape measure, dial calipers, and weight count scale. Work with machines, power, and hand tools to produce, assemble, and repair parts. Must follow established procedures, have general knowledge and know to identify standard and metric hardware sizes. Must know how to use hand tools and be able to relate end wrench and socket sizes to bolt diameters.

Must keep the equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition. Maintain necessary records and daily/monthly maintenance required on power tools and equipment. Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to your supervisor.

Perform visual as well as physical inspection of the product, raw material, and purchased material to ensure quality work. Duties involve selecting parts and materials with proper identification and location in accordance of engineering blueprint and/or pack slips. Must involve accurate counting and identification of the material or parts to or from designated areas or work cells in a careful manner to prevent damage and injury. Transport material and/or parts to/from designated areas or work cells in a careful manner to prevent damage and injury.

Examining and having a thorough knowledge of engineering blueprint before a product or part can be made. Required to take responsibility to make a final inspection of the first completed part or product made to ensure total quality before continuance of production run. Responsible for proper stacking of finished product with insuring proper identification, labeling, and stock or ship location. Responsible for restocking baskets, bins, etc., daily. Responsible for letting your supervisor know when parts are getting low in stock. Exercise care to prevent injury to yourself, fellow employees, equipment, and material.

Responsible for reporting accurate time on time cards. Responsible for reporting initial/in-process inspections on work order process/inspection sheets. Responsible for reporting final inspection on work order process/inspections sheets or pack slip. Perform other related duties as required or directed.

Must be willing to strive for new ideas, improvements, and quality standards.

Willing to work on updating and maintaining 5S systems within the department.

Supports and upholds the quality and EHS policy.

Uphold Core Values.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit or stand in different work areas. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or listen. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Design - Demonstrates attention to detail when building a product. Understands blueprints or assembly drawings.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Develops alternative solutions. Suggests continuous improvement ideas. Works with engineering and quality to rectify customer complaints.

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress. Completes projects on time. Participates in team activities.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Shares expertise with others. Handles the technical aspects of their duties.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs. Responds to requests for service and assistance. Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming. Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Responds well to questions. Participates in meetings.

Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information. Able to bring ideas to the team.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Puts the success of team above own interests.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others. Accepts feedback from others.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve quality. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Applies feedback to make improvements.

Judgment - Displays a willingness to make decisions.

Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Treats others with respect. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Follows through on commitments.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards. Strives to increase productivity. Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures. Reports unsafe conditions or practices. Uses equipment and material properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the workplace. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Ensures responsibilities are covered when absent. Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instruction. Keeps commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternative plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily. Undertakes self-development activities. Seeks increased responsibility. Looks for opportunities. Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Displays creative thinking. Generates suggestions for improvements. Develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Product Knowledge - Strives to understand product categories and system components. Must be able to pull parts needed for production. Must have awareness of key projects and customers. Understand where parts go in relation to parent items, bill of materials, drawings, and pack slip information.

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