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Extrusion Operator

Company: Express Employment Professionals - Stafford
Location: Fredericksburg
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

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 Processing sheets.
  • To use and read all measuring devices such as tapes, gauges and calipers.
  • 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 meet.
  • Accurately report daily production on written production report
  • 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 Qualifications
    • Education-High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required
    • 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 phone.
    • 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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