Responsible to operate extruders in a safe manner and produce quality product with minimal scrap, meet production schedules and keep work area clean.
Ensure departmental compliance with all certification requirements (AIB, ISO)
Follow all safety rules and regulations; wear PPE.
Read, understand and follow work instructions to produce product that meet standards (production, scrap, quality and packaging).
Follow quality requirements to ensure all product produced meet or exceed specifications.
Communicate with employees from your own and other departments to create a team work environment and ensure that the machine is in top running condition.
Perform any light maintenance that is needed on machine and communicate major issues to supervisor/lead person.
Fill out all required paperwork and labels.
Must be able to work 12hour shifts.
Must be able to work scheduled overtime.
Must be able to lift 100lbs.
All other duties as assigned.
Check the product being produced against the sample bag and work order to ensure accuracy. Do no depend on your operator to do this.
Maintain products being produced at or above the required specifications.
Perform timely and thorough quality checks throughout the shift and record them on your shift report. Packer/Inspectors are required to perform quality checks every hour.
Seek assistance from your operator on any quality issue during run. If operator is busy, take initiative in making adjustments: move eye, print, holes, patch, etc.
Work with your operators to ensure that all information gets recorded on the shift reports accurately and neatly.
Attention to detail
Ownership of equipment
Physical Demand Levels
Carrying raw material, finished product
Raw material, shafts, cores
Positioning hoists with raw material
Pushing air lines to open chucks.
Webbing the machine
Walking up and down the stairs
Gaylords, hard scrap, hoses
High school diploma or equivalent
Product or industry specific machine experience
Have basic mechanical skills
High school level mathematics
Trouble shooting/problem solving skills