Wire Tester (3rd shift) at Atkore International in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:


Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

AFC Cable Systems, a part of Atkore, currently has openings for 3rd shift Wire Testers in our New Bedford, MA facility. Monday through Friday (occasional Saturdays may be required) however training may take place on any shift.


Reporting to Manufacturing Supervisor, the Wire Tester's primary focus will ensure proper and consistent operation of the Wire Tester process. Performs daily safety inspections and produces a good quality product. Additional essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs daily safety inspection of work area

  • Performs daily inspections of the High Voltage Testing Equipment and PPE pursuant to those testing procedures

  • Performs Dielectric Checklist

  • Inspection of Switchboard Mat

  • Inspection of Leads

  • Performs Dielectric set-up tests to ensure ground protection is working properly

  • Receives and inspects cable from coilers

  • Performs dielectric testing process on each coil of cable

  • Completes all necessary paperwork

  • Performs housekeeping of machine and area


  • Able to lift heavy objects

  • Able to do basic math

  • Ability to work well with others`

  • Follows all safety and quality rules and procedures

  • Hands on, accountable team player with the willingness to learn as well as teach others

  • Well organized and able to process large amounts of information

  • All associates must embrace and foster an environment that supports our core values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork and Accountability.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)