Extrusion Operator I
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Summary / Purpose
The Extrusion Operator is under the direction of the Shift
Supervisor and is responsible for producing and/or packaging
quality products on one of the production lines to customer
specifications. This person is also responsible for maintaining the
line, trouble-shooting, setting up the line, performing screen
changes, being prepared for change-overs and assigning lot numbers.
This person must be capable of performing all employee tasks and
other duties as required and assigned. We have openings on 3rd
shift for this position. $1,500.00 Sign-on Bonus!
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other
duties may be assigned
- Following all safety rules and procedures.
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
- Works closely with local management and production employees to
achieve the "My Goal is Zero Accidents" objective.
- Ability to operate all equipment on the production line to
include changes and set-up in the manufacturing process.
- Checking all work orders/specification sheets for specific work
- Perform hourly quality checks and double checks for
- Accurately complete all paperwork as required.
- Collect retains during hourly quality checks for Quality
- Inspect work for accuracy, completeness, and professional
- Responsible for clean out of the blenders in accordance with
- Perform random quality checks every 5 to 10 minutes to ensure
- Ensuring correct material, packaging supplies and quality
control tools are being used.
- Scan product and material into LN..
- Limiting Scrap and wasting of material.
- All aspects of changing a line over to another part/style
- Trouble-shooting issues of the line.
- Provide training or help to other employees when needed or as
needed to team members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent.
Fluent in English, both verbal and written. Ability to read and
interpret documents such as safety rules, work orders, operating
instructions and procedure manuals and manufacturing terminology.
Ability to print simple sentences and legibly complete reports.
Ability to follow and understand verbal instructions. Ability to
effectively present information in one-on-one and small group
situations, to other employees of the organization and respond to
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percentages to practical
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to apply concepts
such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.*
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee is regularly required to hear and talk. The employee
is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up
to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 35 pounds and
occasionally lift/move 50 pounds or more with help from others or a
mechanical lifting device. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is on
occasion exposed to mechanical moving parts and vibration, fumes,
airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and loud noise levels
that require hearing protection. Occasional exposure to hot/humid
conditions, outside environments of extreme heat, cold and wet
conditions are possible.
The job duties, physical demands and work environment
characteristics described are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job. Where possible, reasonable accommodation may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
job functions where it does not cause undue hardship or safety
risks to the company and/or the employee.
At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe. We
strive to provide a work environment that leads to your
professional fulfillment. Since fulfillment means something
different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides
globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform
your best inside and outside the company. Our rewards programs
We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and
Welfare benefits which include:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision. No waiting period for medical
- Life and Disability
- 401(k) and Match
- Wellness Program including EAP
- Pay for Performance philosophy
Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for
employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment
relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age,
religion or any other classification protected by law.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an
applicant under the law, please click on the following document
names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the
Law Supplement .
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