Extrusion Machine Operator
Extrusion Machine Operator06/06/2023 ● Walton Hills, Ohio ● NA
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Position: Machine Operator (Extrusion)
Shift: 10am – 10pm or 10pm – 10am 3/12 hr shifts and 1 /4hr shift
Location: Walton Hills Ohio
Rate: $19-22 per hour depending on experience (+.75 shift diff for nights) + bonus every 6 months
Summary – Sets up and operates extrusion line to produce plastic sheets which meet customer specifications and dimensions according to work orders.
Responsibilities Include but not limited to: Start up, set up, operate, and tend machine that extrudes thermoplastics to meet customer specifications and dimensions according to work orders. Load materials into extruder and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates. Move controls to activate and adjust for extruding process. Observe machine operations, control boards, and gauges to detect any defective material or any machine malfunctions. Press the correct buttons to stop machine when processes are complete or when malfunctions are detected.
Skills and Requirements Tow motor driving experience Must be able to read a tape measure Mathematical aptitude Ability to read/understand specifications. Ability to read measuring devices such as ruler, caliper, dial indicator, micrometer and scale Manual dexterity and ability to use all hand tools in order to set up and operate extruder. Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50-100 pounds. (Over 50 lbs. with an assist). Frequent standing, walking and lifting. Follow written safety procedures Previous extrusion experience and knowledge of plastic sheet extrusion process a plus. 3+ years as a machine operator, preferably in some kind of plastic environment (preferred)