Wire Processing Specialist

Position Title: Wire Processing Specialist

Location: Hortonville, WI

Status: Full-Time

Wage/Salary: Negotiable


Assemble complex cable and wire harness assemblies from start to finish; with the support of related documentation; such as Work Orders, Work Instructions, Drawings and Schematics, to meet customer specifications while maintaining high quality and on-time delivery standards.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of IPC and Industry Standards in Cable and Wire Harnessing a plus or equivalent experience
  • Forklift certification a plus



  • Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English.
  • Must be able to apply basic math skills and use standard and metric measurements.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office is preferred, including internet and email and spreadsheet skills.
  • Must be willing and able to learn other software including ERP/accounting, databases and label printing.
  • Basic experience with Bills of Material, work instructions and customer drawings a plus.
  • Must be willing and able to learn various terminals and connectors
  • Basic understanding of hardware, hand tools, scales and equipment a plus.


Team Leader/Coach


The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required for this position.  This list is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Management, which will be discussed with the employee.


  • Produce products that meet high quality standards
  • Read and follow bill of materials, routings, complex schematics/multi-level assembly drawings and work instructions
  • Follow work order travelers and other production documents
  • Perform testing as needed
  • Work with Leader/Coach to ensure focus on goals and decisions in the best interest of Gardan, its employees and customers
  • Communicate regularly with Leader/Coach and fellow team members to resolve production and team issues
  • Suggest training needs for self and team
  • Assist in the resolution of customer issues and implementation of changes
  • Assist with determining equipment, tooling and space needs for production
  • Work with Quality & Safety department to identify and meet quality requirements
  • Work with Quality & Safety department to address internal safety issues, including prevention of accidents
  • Work with Leader/Coach to research and identify quality specifications such as, but not limited to, crimp heights, pull test values, torque values and material identification
  • Assist with Production process change initiatives


  • Work with team members to conduct cycle counts and resolve discrepancies
  • Work with Leader/Coach to determine best practices for material movement within the work center

Space and Equipment

  • Adhere to 5S practices
  • Work with Leader/Coach and Maintenance to maintain equipment to prolong life, prevent accidents and minimize downtime


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following, including but not limited to:

  • Sit and /or stand for long periods of time
  • Repetitive use of hands and arms to hold, feel, move and reach products, tools and controls. Use of feet on machine foot pedals.
  • Occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Vision requirements include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus to environment



  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock
  • Noise level is usually moderate, but some equipment may produce a higher level of noise for a period of time.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • This is an hourly Full-time position with an expectation of 40-45 hours per week, unless agreed upon otherwise.
  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with flexibility to accommodate need for overtime and customer demand. Start time is flexible from 5:00 am to 8:00 am.
  • Consistent start time is expected.
  • Infrequent travel may be required.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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