Extrusion Operator
at Sentech Services

Date Posted: 5/11/2020

Job Description

Extrusion Operator:
Position Purpose:
Perform activities associated with operating the ram extrusion lines (standard, thin wall, and Lorien)
Significant Non-Department Internal & External Working Relationships:
Internal: Quality Control, Premium Cell, Scheduling, Compounding, Shipping, Maintenance, and Engineering.
Principal Accountabilities:
Demonstrates ability to operate and understand the principles of ram extrusion.
Demonstrates ability to operate forklifts.
Properly label material to be shipped from Extrusion.
Perform and calculate times for color changes, shut downs, purges, and poly pros.
Cut stock back to correct lengths and place in proper containers (boxes, carts, pallets, ect.).
Ability to complete all paperwork correctly and in a timely fashion (dispatch list, data collection charts, SPC charts, product I.D. tags, ect.)
Monitor Extrusion Process and identify problems (heats, rates, physical characteristics, quality, and specifications, ect.)
Demonstrates ability to operate measuring equipment (micrometers, calipers, tape measures, protractor, filer gage, weigh scale).
Demonstrates ability to do root cause analysis.
Monitor, fill and/or exchange resin hoppers.
Keep department floor space organized and clean.
Properly record and cut up scrap.
Dispose of trash.
Demonstrates ability to input needed information into ERP system correctly.
Demonstrates the ability to look up stock in ERP system.
Demonstrates the ability to correct ERP confirmation errors.
Provide accurate information to the next shift during shift change.
Maintain use of floor sweepings sifter.
Demonstrates ability to assemble, start, and run good quality product on any die for production.
Perform all responsibilities with safety as first priority.
Perform all functions with an attitude of teamwork, cooperativeness, positive thinking, and responsibility.
Demonstrates the ability to place a work order when equipment requires maintenance.
Maintain excellent attendance to aid in department function.
Perform other tasks, as needed, at the request of the supervisor.
Demonstrates the ability to produce new procedures to lower die changeover times and quicker color changes.
Does whatever it takes to get orders out on time.
Maintain and exceed department goals.
Demonstrates the ability to operate and interface with all ram extrusion controllers.
Demonstrates the ability to start up and shut down the department.
Demonstrates the ability to understand all extrusion compounds.
Desired Competencies:
Excellent attendance record
Excellent safety record
Mechanical aptitude
Commitment to a clean work environment
Understanding of measuring equipment (micrometers, calipers, tape measures, protractor, filer gage, weigh scale).
Ability to work in a team environment
Good verbal and written communication skills
Detail oriented personality
Commitment to the Operating Principles and 5s programs
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Basic computer knowledge
Position starts at $16/hr. Shifts are 12 hours with rotating days, 6pm-6am.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fort Wayne
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/11/2020

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