Sr. Extruder Operators Extruder Operators will tend to and operate all types of extrusion machines (Sheet Line, Fibrex Extruder, Vinyl Extruder or Transco Machine) in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by the production schedule and customer requirements.
Tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule.
Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to the operation of extrusion related equipment.
Move materials in and out of the line as needed; including packaging materials, raw materials and finished product.
Complete necessary documentation; process checks, quality checks, production reporting, etc.
Create labels and wrap loads per standard work.
Evaluate part conformance against documented product requirements and stack profiles on load.
Assist with the set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.
Troubleshoot standard problems against a defined process and refer complex problems to the appropriate resources.
Tear down and clean up any profiles
Works with in Standard work, JBA's, control plans, work instructions and quality specifications. Works with support staff on keeping standard work documents current and relevant to defined output.
Performs changeovers to defined standards to meet product specifications.
Understands the safety needs of the process and works within the parameters defined to protect the equipment, facility and coworkers.
Use measuring tools for managing product quality with in defined parameters of the standard work and quality documentation.
Identify problems and implement fixes for common issues with the use of AMS tools and standards for continuous improvement concepts, and works with the support staff, management and maintenance on corrective action to resolve.
Rotate as required through multiple jobs.
Knowledge of product, process, and customer's expectations within the value streams. ( upstream and downstream of the process)
Support and participate in Employee Engagement activities.
Support respectful workplace.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
High school diploma, or GED.
Five years' experience in Plastics Fabrication
Basic computer skills.
PIT training / fork license required for some tasks.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and stand for long periods.
Ability to read and understand reports and a requirement to cross train on several operations.
Strong communication, teamwork, problem solving and leadership skills.
Bayport, MN US