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Winder Operater (WIO)

Job Details

High School


Winder (On-Site)


Aiken, SC



Who are we?

AGY is a highly specialized manufacturer of precision ultrafine glass fiber reinforcements used in advanced composites. The Aiken, SC plant produces approximately 1,000,000 miles of glass fiber reinforcement per day and operates on a 24/7/365 schedule. We are an agile, flexible, small-batch manufacturer able to meet the diverse technical requirements of our global client base. Our engineers and scientists have reinvented ultrafine glass fiber reinforcement manufacturing with proprietary, eco-friendly processes. Most notably, many of our production processes qualify as zero carbon footprint activities and the Aiken site has reduced its carbon footprint by 88% since 2002.


The Job

Operates standard forming winding compliment to produce continuous product while auditing & notifying appropriate personnel of any quality & or equipment problems.



Why join our team?

  • We are a fast moving, dynamic team that collaborates with each other in order to achieve success
  • Work with an amazing team
  • We are reshaping the industry and the way it thinks about glass fiber products for aerospace, thermoplastics, defense, electronics, and recreational uses
  • $1,200 Annual Wellness Program and competitive medical, dental and vision benefits


Do these responsibilities describe what you do best?



  • Perform proper scanning procedure(s) while operating winding machine compliment.
  • Inspects doff tubes and handles any occurrences (including but not limited to, breaks, call-downs, package build, etc.).
  • Audits and notifies appropriate personnel of any quality and / or equipment problems, writes and follows up
  • Operates computer utilizes various software programs to accomplish goals (including but not limited to process audits, maintenance requests, MES, etc.).
  • Procures packing material from designated surge area. Visually inspects and ensures proper weight and packs (including but not limited to shippable forming packages, wet chop, etc.)


You are a good fit if…


You are/have:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment at least 1 year is a plus.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to stand for 12 hours a day.
  • Learn quickly under fast paced production environment.
  • Ability to work swing shift.
  • Must be able to pass Work Keys.
  • Great communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Ready to be a part of a successful team.
  • Eager to build a career in an industrial manufacturing business.



  • Application review
  • Interview via Voice/Video Call
  • On-site interview
  • Offer negotiations
  • Total expected time to hire: a few days to a few weeks