Job Title: Inline Extrusion Operator
Reports To: Manager
The Inline Extrusion Operator is responsible for operating extrusion and thermoforming in tandem to produce quality parts while meeting production standards according to the established procedures.
The Inline Extrusion Operator follows the prescribed methods for machine operation to insure the highest level of machine efficiency and product yield. He/she also performs minor adjustments to the machinery during operation to ensure the quality of the product remains consistent throughout the production run. The Inline Extrusion Operator is also responsible for notifying the Asst. Plant Manager of any significant deviations from the normal operating conditions.
- Operate inline production equipment in accordance with production schedule and product specification
Inspects finished product for quality and documents measured results
Monitors machines and makes adjustments during production run as needed
Troubleshoots and diagnoses machinery if quality of product does not meet specifications
Notifies Asst. Plant Manager if product does not meet established standards
Properly starts up and shuts down process equipment in accordance with published production schedules
Knows how to shut down the machinery in case of an emergency
Follows all Good Manufacturing Practices
Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
Performs minor maintenance on inline production equipment to ensure machinery can meet production requirements
Packs product and relieves required personnel for breaks
Grinds startup plastic and defective process parts
Load trucks using pick tickets and properly documenting the load
Unload trucks as required with proper documentation
Palletize, document, apply tracer ticket, and wrap finished product.
Maintain and monitor auxiliary raw materials supplementing the extrusion process
Maintain organized warehouse of raw materials
Maintain water treatment testing
Maintains daily/weekly/quarterly maintenance on all equipment
Raw material deliveries
Internal Contact (Title or Dept.)
Assistant Plant Manager
Required: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Required: 4 year post secondary education, or equivalent experience.
Must have at least 3 years of solid sheet extrusion and thermoforming experience
Must have experiences with Davis Standard extruders and TSL Thermoformers
Must have ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English or Spanish
Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must follow the company’s attendance policies