Samson Rope Splicing I - WA in Ferndale, Washington

Job Description:

Samson, the worldwide leader in high performance cordage, is seeking a full-time, Mon - Fri, Splicer to join our team in Ferndale, WA. Starting pay is $13.40 hourly with an additional shift differential pay of $.25 for second shift.

The Splicer willfabricate and splice various rope assemblies for inventory and orders. Practice a high level of business ethics, professionalism, safety and quality in all activities in accordance with Samson strategy and core values. No experience necessary.


  • Perform splices in single, seven core, flex core and double braided products. Install chafe protection. Perform all post operations such as seizing, lock stitching, coating, encapsulation, and beckets, as required. Follow all safety procedures and requirements, maintain a clean work area and comply with 5S.
  • Perform quality inspection on the line while it is being spliced.
  • Responsible for quality control. Notify the supervisor or quality control department of any equipment or operation problems.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees.
  • Participate in process improvement programs (i.e.: lean).
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be directed.


Required -Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required with a working knowledge of percentages and fractions. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent

Desired - Fork Lift Certification

Experience and Skills:

Applicants Must Meet the Following Requirements: Read, write, and understand English and follow written and verbal instructions. Strong work ethic and the ability to work hours and shifts assigned. Mechanical and manual dexterity. Knowledge of shop math including use of measurement tools. Lift up to 50 lbs. Stand, walk, stoop, and bend for duration of shift. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include, but is not limited to: safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes.

Applicants selected will be required to complete a basic math reading comprehension and math exam.


Required - None

Desired - Previous experience in a production work environment desired

Job Benefits

For 130 years, Samson has paved the road to success with innovation, quality, and service. Samson knows that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts: From our Corporate Headquarters and manufacturing in Ferndale, Washington, to the manufacturing floor in Lafayette, Louisiana, to our international sales teams, our people are what make the difference in the product and to the customer.

At Samson we value our employees as much as we value our customers. As an employee of Samson, you are encouraged to reach new heights with your career by participating in professional organizations and creating an environment that welcomes "outside the box" thinking.

A career at Samson is challenging, rewarding, and satisfying. We accomplish our goals when each individual performs to their full potential while contributing as a valuable team player with others in the organization.

Samson offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, and 11 paid holidays.

We are a drug free, tobacco free workplace, and an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran).

Job Tracking ID: 512776-551039

Job Location: Ferndale, WA

Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)

Level of Education: High School/GED

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: October 07, 2016

Years of Experience: Any

Starting Date: ASAP