Plastic Extruder Machine Operator

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Manufacturing



Position: Extruder Operator
Location: Nazareth, PA

SUMMARY: Production job responsible for properly performing activities relative to efficiently operating the sheet extrusion equipment; including setups and producing quality products.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Perform setups and startups on the machines.
* Ensure machines are running properly and efficiently to produce a quality product.
* Set up the blenders to ensure proper mixing of materials in order to run production jobs.
* Requisition materials and supplies as needed.
* Complete pertinent paperwork.
* Ensure that the work area is kept clean and orderly.
* Follow all plant work and safety procedures and policies.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Maintains company attendance standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* High school diploma or GED
* One or more year of experience related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience operating plastic extrusion equipment preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
* Must be able to read and understand product specifications
* Must be able to use measurement tools and techniques to monitor product tolerances.
* Basic computer skills.
* Must be able to use hand tools.
* Must possess applicable knowledge of setup and startup operations.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports in English. Ability to speak effectively with company employees and supervisors in English.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE:
* Pallet Jack License is a plus.

Job Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
* High school diploma or GED
* One or more year of experience related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience operating plastic extrusion equipment preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
* Must be able to read and understand product specifications
* Must be able to use measurement tools and techniques to monitor product tolerances.
* Basic computer skills.
* Must be able to use hand tools.
* Must possess applicable knowledge of setup and startup operations.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports in English. Ability to speak effectively with company employees and supervisors in English.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE:
* Pallet Jack License is a plus.

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