Reference : 577455

Extrusion Operator - 24/7 Team 2 Nights

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/23/2020

Position description

Extrusion Op – Team 2

12hr Shift – Nights

6:45p - 7:15a (2-2-3 schedule)


Operate extruder and downstream equipment to produce products which conform to part print.


  • Set up and operate extrusion equipment to manufacture specifications.
  • Install dies, machines screws, and sizing rings, using hand tools.
  • Fill machine hopper with mixed materials.
  • Start machine and set controls to regulate air pressure and temperatures.
  • Adjust machine parameters to obtain product of required dimensions.
  • Specify proper tooling for each work order.
  • Perform routine maintenance on extrusion equipment, as necessary.
  • Inspect the product for visual defects and initiates corrective action required.
  • Perform other related tasks, not limited to, but includes performing housekeeping tasks required to keep work areas clean and organized.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations including the wearing of protective equipment when required. Report any accidents and unsafe conditions to management.
  • Correctly fill out all time reporting forms and all other related paperwork, including but not limited to, manufacturing forms, work order documentation, stock movement tickets, scrap tickets, identification tags, etc.
  • Enter data in CMPC Program.
  • Assist in training other employees performing similar tasks on the proper techniques and procedures in order to produce defect free parts.
  • Communicate with the other shifts, if applicable, the status of parts, equipment and any other matters that might have an impact on their job.
  • Coiling and packaging of all product, including, but not limited to bagging, sealing, boxing, etc.
  • Maintain and practice GMP.
  • Other related duties, as management deems necessary.



High School diploma or equivalent.  Prefer previous extrusion technician experience.  Ability to recognize issues and diagnose for quick resolution, maintain quality standards, and produce product per production schedules and deadlines. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.


Requires walking, primarily on a level surface throughout the day.  May need to climb stairs/steps periodically.  May need to stoop or kneel, and reach above shoulder heights and below the waist.  Lifting as required with proper lifting techniques up to 50 pounds on occasion. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.


This position is in a production environment where the use of personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety glasses, and safety shoes are mandated.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; some exposure to changes in temperature, noise, dust, chemicals.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

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