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Transformer Winder

  • Full Time
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Charlotte, NC

Transformer Winder

Responsible for winding custom, replacement and stock transformers and coils. Maintains associated facility, workspace, tools and machinery.


  • Burn-out, disassemble, and accurately record winding data for rewinds/repairs.
  • Wind transformers and coils accurately, per transformer design worksheet.
  • Manufacture, repair, and/or assemble transformer cores (Note: Includes use of iron cutter).
  • Accurately label, test, dip/VPI and re-test completed transformers/coils.
  • Pallet/crate completed transformer(s) for shipment and notify foreman of project completion.
  • Complete assigned projects within a reasonably expectable range of hours, while maintaining a high level of workmanship.
  • Provide timely feedback to department foreman regarding schedule delays and workload issues.
  • Perform regular maintenance on the associated facility equipment, tools, and machinery. Leave shared equipment clean and operational after use.
  • Maintain and secure work tools. Return shared tools to their proper location after use.
  • Notify department foreman of equipment, tooling, and material needs in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.


  • Willing to perform other tasks (not listed above) as assigned by the Foremen. An attitude of “that’s not my job” conflicts with our goal of serving our customers in a timely manner, and will not be tolerated.
  • Share knowledge with co-workers that will help them complete their projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous relationship with co-workers.
  • Maintain a record of consistent attendance, stay on task during work hours, and be willing to work overtime when asked by the department foreman. (Attendance Expectation: M-F 8am – 4:30pm)
  • Provide feedback to company management on areas where improvements can be made.
  • Represent the company favorably in interactions with customers and vendors.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees as assigned.
  • Perform all activities using proper safety equipment and procedures. Provide feedback to company management regarding unsafe equipment and procedures as appropriate.


  • Basic reading, writing, and some advanced measurement and arithmetic skills.
  • Ability to use the following tools: coil winder, electrical test tools, test panel, VPI, drill press, hoist, forklift and iron cutter.
  • Ability to read and interpret wiring schematics and transformer diagrams/data sheets.
  • Physical coordination required for forming coils and operating computer controls on equipment.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.


  • Working conditions are typical for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials up to 30 lbs.  Machinery and tool operation requires the use of safety equipment including, but not limited to; safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and ear protection. Loose fitting clothing and jewelry are not permitted.

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