Coiling Machine Operator in Houston, TX at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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Job Description

 National Strand

Full-Time Coiler

We are hiring! Come be a part of an amazing team!

"We provide the support you need to achieve your goals and advance your career."

Please take note that National Strand will be relocating to 3959 Oscar Nelson Junior Drive in Baytown, Texas, 77523. Up until the transition is complete, all training and work assignments will be carried out in 12611 Cain Circle, Houston, Texas 77015.

The Company

National Strand is part of the Metals Processing Group which produces steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries, and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives, and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

At National Strand, we believe in teamwork and collaboration. It’s in our culture and our DNA. You can count on us to provide a workplace that is welcoming and supportive and an environment where you can learn and grow professionally. Simply put, National Strand is the place you can call home.

Job Description

Ø Primary Responsibilities

  • Meeting shift output goals to ensure consistent supply of product to the next step in the process.
  • Follow and lead protocols for a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Setting-up and running product correctly based on training and information given on production cards. If problems are detected, stop the process, and make minor repairs or refer major problems to production leadership and/or maintenance.
  • Operating the machines safely and visually observing while in operation.
  • Using overhead cranes and/or forklifts to move product in a safe manner.
  • Making joins in wire product by safely operating electric butt-welding machines.
  • Generating correct identification tags and attaching to finished product.
  • Monitor for quality control and make minor machine repairs when detecting a problem.
  • Ensuring work area is maintained clean and safety standards are followed.
  • Accurately reporting production data as required.
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and assigned area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older due to work environment and labor laws.
  • Must be able to pass preemployment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
  • Must be able to work independently, and as a team.
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America.
  • Ability to stand, bend, and lift for long periods.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate control environment.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 200lbs (up to 100%).
  • Ability to stand upright, bend or squat (up to 100%).
  • Frequent use of handling and grasping (up to 100%).
  • Available to work overtime and weekends if the schedule requires it.
  • Prior experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment desired.

Qualifications of Coiling Machine Operator

  • The ideal candidate would have experience as a machine operator, machinist, or manufacturing and production.
  • Additional experience as a maintenance technician, auto technician, mechanic, or from construction may also be considered.
  • Fabrication, welding and manual machining skills will be beneficial but not essential.
  • Basic hand tool/machine experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with team members to achieve shared departmental goals.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Basic hand tool/machine experience.
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions in English (in relation to safety, quality and manufacturing processes).

Measures of Performance

•       Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

•       Accomplish specific objectives as defined.

•       Accept assignments with open, cooperative, positive, and team-oriented attitude and demonstrate the flexibility to take on other duties as needed.

•       Follow department standard operating procedures.

•       Support other team members/positive organization relationships.


At National Strand, we are always looking to connect with talented, career-minded professionals. Come to National Strand and your talents will be rewarded with an exceptional compensation package. We offer highly competitive pay to start. In addition, we provide excellent benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as life and/or disability insurance. We also provide other benefits employees desire including a 401K retirement savings program, educational assistance, paid vacation and holidays, sick time and educational assistance.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employer-Paid Disability
  • Pet Coverage