Company: Express Employment Professionals - Stafford
Posted on: May 5, 2021
Express is looking for a Extrusion Operator for a manufacturing
company in Fredericksburg VA. Job purpose To efficiently operate
screw driven Extruders to produce quality vinyl profiles to use in
house for fabrication purposes and to be distributed to customers.
Duties and responsibilities
- To use, read, interpret, and abide by Extrusion Operator
- To use and read all measuring devices such as tapes, gauges and
- Ensure regularly that all extruded profiles are visually
acceptable with no imperfections prior to the Material Handler
packaging for use.
- Perform scheduled startups and shut downs of the Extruders
during scheduled and unscheduled occasions. Unscheduled is due to
power outages, jams or mechanical problems that halts the lines or
lines during an event.
- To handle scrap efficiently and safely on a daily basis, scrap
must be logged daily to account for compound usage.
- Safely and properly adjust, align and troubleshoot all issues
with extruders and downstream equipment.
- Oversee the QC Inspectors and Material Handler during daily
shift to ensure that all company policies and procedures are being
- Accurately report daily production on written production
- Keep work area organized and clear of debris at all times
- Communicate professionally with co-workers and keep Supervisor
aware of any safety concerns.
- Abide and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
- Participate in trainings and comply with safety regulations
- Education-High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not
- Able to safely operate a powered industrial forklift
- Able to work off schedule or overtime to accommodate the needs
of the company.
- Have a reliable source of offsite communication such as a cell
- Able to work with others in a professional manner.
- Able to take directives given by Plant Management and work in a
safe and organized fashion. Working conditions This job requires
the daily use of Proper PPE (personal protective equipment) to
protect eyes and hearing. To ensure safety heat gloves are provided
to resist the high temperatures of the tools and equipment used
daily on the Extruders. Job consists of resin dust and the use of
masks that are provided. Work area is involved with forklifts,
carts, wood framing components and water/condensation on the floors
at all times, caution must be used at all times to assure proper
footing. Employee must be able to work in different weather
conditions that is predicted at the facility for that day of
business Physical requirements Job requires the use of a powered
industrial forklift. Bending, squatting, pulling, pushing, reaching
is required regularly. Job requires the use of a compressed air
nail gun daily. Position is time sensitive and it requires to stay
ahead of the packagers and the volume of finished product that is
put out by the extruders.
Keywords: Express Employment Professionals - Stafford, Alexandria , Extrusion Operator, Other , Fredericksburg, Virginia
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