Extruder Operator

Rural Retreat, VA

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• Sets the order specifications and makes necessary adjustments as the job is running to assure the finished product is in accordance with specifications. • Assures all setpoints are correct with the machine at the required temperature and speed necessary to assure a quality product. Notifies the Supervisor if stop/go decisions are necessary. • Constantly monitors the run by visual inspections so that corrections con be made, if necessary, before the “run” is unacceptable. • Makes periodic checks of the Extrusion Machine and auxiliary equipment in his/her charge to assure proper mechanical and electrical functioning and notifies the supervisor if a problem is occurring. May call the shift mechanic or electrician if immediate attention is necessary. • Oversees the activities of the Assistant Extruder Operator and Wind-Up Person or any others assigned to assist with the operation of his/her assigned Extrusion Machine. This may include the training of new employees. • Organizes department material in accordance with customer orders and production schedule set for their shift. • Inventories all material in the department and accounts for material movement with row tags. • Loads and unloads material from trucks as needed. • Cuts and grinds all rework material in accordance with department procedure.

Job Requirements

6 months manufacturing experience

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