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Machine Operator - Spiral (3rd Shift)


Computer Operator


Middlesex, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FED division is currently seeking a Machine Operator - Spiral (3rd Shift).

The hours for this role are 8 pm to 6:30 am

The hourly rate for this position is $18.00 per hour.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Primary Job Function

  • Spiral – Set up and operate winders to produce a spiral wrap over Teflon® tubing. Set up and operate braiders for PTFE and larger diameter hose. Complex set-up with precise and tighter tolerances. Prep and clean mandrels, operate Pole-Up & Strip-Out and operate overhead crane

Primary Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Braiding: Strip and set-up braider as required including insert proper tooling and insert wound bobbins to braider
  • Winding: Strip and set-up winders.
  • Proof test: Places coil of hose in tester, hook up to clamps and pressure test with water to proper specifications.
  • Finishing: Inspect hose to make sure that specifications are met. Coils and tag the hose to prepare it for shipping. May place in crate or box based on customer specifications.
  • Mandrel Load/Unload: Load and strip PTFE tubing from steel mandrels before/after braiding. Utilize overhead crane to move mandrels to/from braiders.
  • Crane Operation: Operators must safely operate the crane to transport poles and product through the department.
  • Perform duties relative to production in the assigned area and is able to operate all equipment and machinery in the assigned area.
  • Produce a quality product, safely, on-time, and with the least cost possible.
  • Review work orders, specifications or instructions to determine material, ingredients, procedures, components and settings. Accurately record data on process travelers.
  • Accurately complete computer transactions as necessary (labor & scrap transactions, inventory disbursements & cycle counts, expense items, etc.).
  • Participate in cell/team activities including, but not limited to, team meetings, problem-solving, Kaizen events, etc.


  • High School Diploma


  • 1-3 years of Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving, prioritization and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to solve complex math problem.
  • Good interpersonal skills/teaming ability
  • Ability to learn computer transactions
  • Ability to learn and successfully operate production equipment

Working Conditions

Physical Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions may produce some discomfort, e.g. exposure to moving machinery, noise, dust, and fumes.

Sensory Attention

  • Almost constant need to give concentrated attention where multiple stimuli are changing quickly, and where two or more senses must be used in coordination.



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