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Fiber Selector

Company: PRYSMIAN S.P.A.
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

A fiber selector (also called "Allocator") is responsible to complete the first step of the production process by using SAP applications to group items and determine the best fiber to use for orders. The position selects, pulls, stages, labels and delivers fiber to the UV, Ribbon and LT Buffering production departments.

Primary Duties:

Select fiber for production orders: Follow production backlog and priorities; Use SAP to choose appropriate fiber spools; Group orders to maximize production efficiency resulting in minimal matching loss and returns; Manage and utilize short inventory of ribbons and tubes; Use robot to pull selected fiber & manually pull ribbons/tubes; Provide all required paperwork for production operator; Push cart of fiber to appropriate area. Work in QN system when processing remake fibers, ribbons and tubes.

Other miscellaneous duties: Perform SAP transactions to manage fiber and ribbon/tube inventory; Assist Operations to investigate fiber history and requirements; Stage, rearrange, remove and prep fiber in boxes/totes and on carts; Operate robot for storage of spools; Perform minor troubleshooting of robot operation with maintenance as needed; Perform SAP transactions as related to fiber inventory functions; Offload incoming fiber trucks with forklift; Maintain and organize fiber packaging materials. Process fiber returns. Other departmental tasks as assigned.


Show initiative to efficiently use fiber to reduce scrap while also meeting demanding production needs.

Flexible with schedule to come in early/stay late as needed due to a limited number of people in the role. Strong teamwork orientation to successfully work with coworkers to accomplish department/production goals.

Ability to understand fiber template requirements and impact of fiber selection on production efficiency.

Specific Skills/Training Required/ Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent; Computer skills with the ability to work in Excel, email and SAP;

1 or more years' experience in Operations at Prysmian or an equivalent Planning/Scheduling position elsewhere.

Safety Requirements/Physical Requirements:

Safety shoes and glasses required when working in the production areas.

Able to stoop/stretch while holding fiber spool weighing up to 10 pounds

Able to push a fully loaded cart of fiber to production areas.

Ability to lift and carry a fully loaded box/tote of fiber.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group's success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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Keywords: PRYSMIAN S.P.A., Columbia , Fiber Selector, IT / Software / Systems , Lexington, South Carolina

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