Extruder Operator (Req179)

Spartech Crawfordsville , IN 47933

Posted Yesterday

Extruder Operator - Starting Wages are $15- $22 per hour!!

Crawfordsville, IN

How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?

Join the Crawfordsville Spartech Team!

Crawford Industries, now a part of Spartech, LLC has an opening for an Extruder Operator on our team in Crawfordsville, IN.The Crawfordsville operation of the organization specializes in extruding and converting flat plastic sheet. Plastic sheet may have graphics added and the die cut into license plates, the lamp shade used in veterinary clinics, signage, file folders, 3-ring binders, covers for school date books, for example. We reuse our scrap plastic whenever possible to create our environmentally friendly products. Come join our Extrusion team as they extrude plastic sheet to help create all kinds of products for our customers.

General Summary and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Sets up and operates assigned extrusion line to produce quality plastic sheet at established rates.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Review the process sheet for each job assigned to confirm that set-up and materials furnished will yield product required.
  • Perform set up and operate an extruder to produce quality sheet as specified on the process sheet at the established rates within posted tolerances and free of streaks and contamination.
  • Perform safe start up and shut down of extrusion line as required.
  • Complete first piece inspection and hourly quality inspections verifying gauge, size, squareness, opacity, surface condition. and overall appearance of the sheet.
  • Work with Extrusion Utility on upcoming color or material changes.
  • Grind webbing from downstream operations when available as like colors are extruded.
  • Band skids as required and move loads to next work center as necessary.
  • Assist maintenance during roll changes.
  • Keep machine and area clean.
  • Report mechanical problems to the Lead Extruder Operator, Extrusion Manager, and/or shift maintenance.
  • Assist other operators as needed.
  • Accurately report all direct and indirect labor activities.

Requirements

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School diploma or experience demonstrating equivalent skills and abilities
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred, but not required
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to read and use a tape measure and micrometer
  • Frequently lift up to 60 pounds
  • Will be required to work at heights and under adverse ambient temperature conditions
  • Able to use a hand truck to move materials and move heavier loads with forklift
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time

This position reports to the Extrusion Manager.

Benefits

We offer competitive salary, incentives, and benefit programs.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Life & Short/Long-term Disability
  • Dependent and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k with Company Match.
  • Monthly productivity bonuses.
  • Potential for bi-monthly attendance bonuses.
  • Annual quality bonus.
  • Eligible for vacation after 6 months.
  • During your training period your performance will occasionally be reviewed with the possibility of wage increases.

Spartech LLC, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging industries with numerous locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day for example if you start your morning with a yogurt or your child eats a single serving peanut butteryou may have already seen some of our materials. More unique uses of our materials can be seen in Military or security applications, for example, with bullet proof materials. From routine daily-life to life-saving applicationswe make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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