Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strictly adheres to Company and Plant safety policies and procedures
  • Break down, clean and set up on all dies and restart extruders with no supervision
  • Operate the most difficult Extrusion lines with minimal to no assistance
  • Minimize the amount of set up time for a particular job
  • Troubleshoots downstream equipment problems
  • Produces parts from most materials
  • Prepares lines for production effectively and efficiently using the help of fellow operators placed on those lines
  • Checks line activity sheets, key dimension sheets and reads shop orders
  • Produce parts that meet the quality specification at or above specified rate
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy and quality throughout the entire part run
  • Able to train Op 2 & Op 3 to develop speed and accuracy in all processes while working in a safe manner
  • Is capable of, but not always required to watch two or more Extrusion lines, also must be able to work on the more difficult parts effectively with minimal to no assistance
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
  • Trains or assists in the training of other operators
  • Able to prioritize time to direct and utilize fellow operators time in an effective manner
  • Manages materials and minimizes waste
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibility for Work of Others

  • None


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must have worked in the extrusion department and have good working knowledge of the extrusion process and materials
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both written and verbally
  • Must have advanced knowledge of extrusion process and be able to operate an extrusion line with out assistance
  • Knows all basic material types utilized in extrusion
  • Able to produce parts/products that meet special requirements

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift 60 pounds repetitively
  • Able to work up to 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Able to stand on concrete for extended periods of time

Work Environment

  • Be able to work in a production environment
  • Able to walk, stand and otherwise perform job functions on concrete floors with safety boots/shoes
  • Works in manufacturing environment occasionally being exposed to dust, odors, fumes and noise

Application Instructions

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