Production Operator

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Van Buren, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Bekaert seeks team members who have demonstrated experience working well with others, solving problems, achieving goals and being consistently dependable.   Job functions include:

Operate machinery and equipment in accordance with safe working standards and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Maintain and log records of work performed using computers and keyboarding skills. Compile routine data and information.

Clean and maintain equipment; identify and correct malfunctions; adjust machines to ensure high quality product.

Enter needed machine maintenance into work order program.

Serve as a source of information to supervisor/chief as to product run status, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned.




Complete on the job training as required.  High School Diploma or GED preferred.




The physical requirements described below are representative of those performed by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to write, use a keyboard, stand, sit, bend, stoop, push, pull, speak and hear.  The employee will stand; walk; use hands to handle, operate or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Some examples include keyboarding and working with computers, moving/controlling levers and buttons, stooping and bending to reach, push, pull, etc. 


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Some jobs may lift and/or move heavier objects.  Positioning heavy reels may also be required.  Standing for long periods of time on concrete flooring surfaces, etc. will be required for the job.  Specific vision abilities may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. 


The work environment is not climate controlled and work may be performed during day, night and/or weekend hours.  Candidates should be willing/flexible to work nights and/or weekends. 




You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Maine

Job Segment: Coating, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing