PDU Cables Production Assembler - Iowa

*This employment opportunity is located in Estherville, Iowa*

Job Title: Power Cables Assembler for the PDU Cables Division of Engineered Products Company (www.pducables.com)

Report To: Production Operations Supervisor

Benefits:  401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance

Starting Rate and Time: $17.00 per hour – 1st shift - Start time is 6:00 am - 2:30 pm


Responsible for assembling power cables in accordance with established standard operating procedures, quality and safety regulations, and company metrics and goals. Requires the ability to work well independently and with a team of production assemblers in various work cells. Must have previous experience properly using hand tools and power tools.

Proper assembly of all parts of the power distribution units is required to ensure safety standards and quality standards are met; and electrical hazards such as explosion, fire, and arc hazards are avoided for the end-user.

Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.


  • Perform direct labor duties assigned by the Production Lead including the assembly of electrical whips and power cables in accordance with established specifications.
  • Follow safety and quality standards.
  • Use automatic equipment and hand tools effectively and safely as a part of the assembly process.
  • Use proper torque settings for each type of receptacle assembled during the production process using the reference guide and by asking the supervisor or lead for guidance.
  • Assemble all products according to established guidelines and very high-quality standards.
  • Maintain or exceed labor requirements.
  • Assist in other areas or job duties as assigned.


  • Able to read work orders and understand the requirements for assembling each production.
  • Ability to identify colors. (wire & conduit)
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematics and measuring (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division; use a ruler to measure lengths & widths accurately).
  • Use automatic equipment and hand tools effectively and safely as a part of the assembly process.


  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to 75 lbs. (intermittent basis).
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods throughout the day consistently. (8+ hours)
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools for 6-8 hours of the day; able to grip, hold push, pull, measure, use a ruler, assess lengths, colors, wire gauges.
  • Ability to read and understand PDU build instructions.


  • Previous assembly experience.
  • Production Assembly Technician certification or similar education certificate preferred, but not required.


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced warehouse environment as a team and independently.


  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Having reliable transportation to and from work will be essential for this role.
  • Employees must abide by all company policies. It is the employee’s responsibility to stay abreast of policy and procedure changes throughout the duration of their employment.
  • Employees are required to abide by company safety procedures at all times in order to ensure the maintenance of a safe and hazard-free work environment.
  • Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times while performing job duties that require the use of PPE.
  • Employees may be required to perform other duties not specified in their job descriptions as requested, directed, or assigned.
  • Management reserves the right to modify job descriptions at any time as deemed necessary.

*This job description is not all-inclusive and may be amended at any time.

*Providing employees with a job description does not imply, nor should it be interpreted as the establishment of an employment contract or agreement of any kind. All employees of EPCO are considered to be employed at-will.

To Apply, send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to jobs@engproducts.com. Contact number – 763.234.8636