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Packer 2 - Reel Packer (Nights)

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Vishay Dale in Columbus, NE is currently seeking a full time Reel Packer responsible for operating the reel packing machine.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and sets up machine.
  • Makes changes in spacing discs, adjusts machine to proper width.
  • Changes fingers and adjusts tension and setting.
  • Removes, cleans and reinstalls (to the .006th of an inch) straightener shoes.
  • Cleans straightener rollers. Installs new tape and adjusts to exact width.
  • Installs and removes lead cutting attachment.
  • Adjusts pressure on taping wheels.
  • Adjusts the receiving hopper and Syntron feed bowls.
  • Changes, reels and adjusts pressure constantly on reel driving mechanisms.
  • Adjusts, cleans and checks Photo Cells Control.
  • Adjusts mechanical counter.
  • Loads units into Syntron by proper orders and items.
  • Starts machine, adjusts speed of lead straightener and taper.
  • Gives close visual attention at all times to insure machine is operating properly.
  • Watches reeled units for missed spacing, replaces or inserts units when necessary.
  • Splices areas when necessary and helps checks counts on reels.
  • Assists with ordering material to be used for reel packaging.



High School diploma or equivalent. Some light lifting, continual use of hands at or above shoulder height.  Some exposure to noise from Syntron Bowls. Assumes the ability to operate machinery and equipment, read blue prints and interpret routing production specifications.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln