ADSS Line Operator

The ADSS Line Operator (ALO) is responsible for operating Incab’s extrusion line in a way that ensures all products produced meet manufacturing specifications and tolerances. The ALO is responsible for correctly managing a number of processes including, but not limited to, the following: properly setting up the extrusion head, checking the cooling baths, loading and checking the material hopper, loading the payoff and yarn servers with material, and maintaining a quality wind on the take-up. The candidate must work at our production site in Arlington, Texas, but may have opportunities for remote work after being fully trained. Benefits are available after 90 days, including medical, dental, vision, and 401k.

REPORTS TO: Lead ADSS Line Operator (lead ALO), Production Supervisor (PS), IAL Plant Manager (PM)


  • Monitor operating parameters of the extruders.
  • Make necessary adjustments to extruder, die, water, or vacuum on a production line to ensure the highest quality product attainable.
  • Ensure cable is marked with proper print line as specified in quality manual.
  • Ensure cable dimensions are within tolerance including wall thickness, outside diameter, length, and overall appearance.
  • Inform PS or lead ALO of any changes in specification of cable.
  • Perform SDR and size changes including the setup and changeover of production lines with PS or lead ALO.
  • Stack and/or bundle finished products.
  • Responsible for documenting all dimensions of product on Production reports in a neat, accurate and timely format.
  • Maintain a clean, organized working environment free of unnecessary equipment and materials.
  • Comply with, support, and promote all company’s safety policies.
  • Assist in procuring relevant materials for production, such as, but not limited to, the construction of wooden reels and stripping wire/cable from used reels.
  • Complete all tasks assigned by the lead ALO, PS, or PM.


  • High school diploma or GED, with 2 years’ experience in manufacturing, preferably in wire and cable.
  • Capable of understanding the core procedures and machine operation of the ADSS extrusion line.
  • A dynamic personality; winning, “can do” attitude; and self-motivation are required.
  • Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Good organizational and relationship-building skills.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts in a Pitman shift schedule.
  • Competent understanding of addition and subtraction; able to relate the mathematical operations to the warehouse function.
  • Preferably 1-3 years of forklift operation experience.
  • High attention to detail; demonstrates alertness to multiple processes occurring on a machine.
  • Ability to work most of the time indoors in a hot, dusty, and noisy warehouse environment; ability to work some of the time outdoors in any weather condition.
  • Basic literacy with computers and electronic devices; including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and various other digital formats and editing tools.

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