Machine Operator- E-Beam 2nd shift

Manufacturing Turners Falls, Massachusetts


Position at Judd Wire, Inc.




Judd Wire Inc., a Sumitomo Electric Group company, is looking for a 2nd Shift E-Beam (Irradiation) Operator in our Turners Falls, MA facilityIndividuals will be responsible for a variety of duties including: Performing required operations within the Irradiation Department adhering to strict standards in the processing of wire and cable. Targeted job training provided for all skill levels starting on day 1 and throughout your career at Judd Wire.         

Hourly Rate: $19.17/hour, shift differential:  2nd $1.00/hour        


Job Duties        

  • Work from SOP’s, work orders, schedules, written and verbal instructions as to set up and operate irradiation equipment control panel. Adhere to programmed specifications, maintain records in BPCS system. 


  • Maintain continual check on control of samples to ensure insulated wire is receiving proper irradiation. Spot operations should equipment failure result in not adhering to dosage specifications.


  • Check wire and cable before stringing up on machine; restring if breaks. Refer product work to proper department if received for irradiation in an improper condition.


  • Maintain log on equipment, performance, hours and other similar information as instructed. May assist others in minor repairs, outer/inner irradiation vault as appropriate. Clean wire path line to maintain clean product coming out of vault.


  • Cross train on all E beams and rotate between as scheduled. 


  • Detect and report defective materials, malfunctioning equipment, unusual conditions to supervision. Observe all safety rules and regulations. Maintain equipment and work areas in clean and orderly condition.   





The ideal candidate will be a team player with the willingness to learn and work in a fast paced environment.         

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-3 month’s transferrable experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Position requires knowledge of ordinary arithmetic including decimals, fractions, and simple use of specifications together with use of adjustable measuring instruments.  Position requires moderate physical effort consisting of frequently moving average weights and continuous mental and visual attention to repetitive work, requiring constant alertness or activity.  Working conditions may expose employee to noise, fumes, dust, etc. 
  • PIV Training and certification will be completed after hire.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Life, AD&D and Disability
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Overtime after 8 hours/day or more than 40 hours per week.


About Judd Wire, Inc.        

Judd Wire, a Sumitomo Electric Group Company, is a high technology wire company, specializing in the use of electron beam crosslinked thermosets for wire insulation. By applying irradiation crosslinking technology to insulating materials, Judd Wire meets the needs of the wire and cable industry for economical, high-performance products. Judd Wire manufactures electronic wire and cable in over 100 styles recognized by Underwriters Laboratory, Canadian Standards and/or Military Specifications.         

Judd Wire's two U.S. based factories are part of the Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), the largest manufacturer of wire and cable in Japan that provides Judd Wire with access to their extensive network of research and product development facilities.        

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      About Sumitomo Electric Group        

      Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company        


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