Extrusion Operator
Wilson, NC 
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Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel - we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating all Extrusion equipment in a safe manner. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You will have the ability to work with various teams and have a good eye to spot defects in the packing line. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organization skills, and attention to detail.

Day to day responsibilities include

  • Set up and operate and extrusion machine and ensure proper dimensions are set up
  • Adjust machine components to regulate speeds, pressures, temperatures, and amounts, dimensions and flow of materials or ingredients
  • Ensure that quality expectations are met and notify lead, or supervisor, when extruded product fails to meet standards
  • Record and Maintain production data such as meter readings ad quantities, types and dimensions of materials produced
  • Turn controls to adjust machine functions, such as regulating air pressure or die gaps
  • Reel extruded products into rolls
  • Specify lengths and weights of rolls
  • Replace worn dies
  • Set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, and temperature
  • Synchronize speed of extrusion

This position is in our Plastics facility in beautiful Wilson, NC

  • At least one year of experience as an extrusion operator in a plastic packaging environment (must have been the operator or lead operator not helper or roll hanger)
  • 2 years of machine operator experience
  • 2 years of manufacturing experience
  • Experience in thermoforming
  • Steel toe shoes
  • Ability to read, write, and perform math skills
  • Sense of urgency and responsibility
  • Understanding of manufacturing and quality control

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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