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Extruder Operator

Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Posted: 02/16/2024 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Industry: Industrial Positions Great Wilkes Barre Area Pay Rate: $18/hr.

Job Description

We are looking for Extruder Operators to work in the Hanover Industrial Park. 
·            Reads job specs and procures all applicable tooling
·            Sets up machine to accommodate for job orders and specs in the production run
·            Conducts ongoing visual inspection of machine for leaks, loose belts, etc., according to checklist
·            Performs clearance procedure for shift change over
·            Conducts machine adjustments as needed to meet customer specifications
·            Completes set up profile sheets for new jobs
·            Performs checks for compliance to customer specifications and quality standards
·            Identifies and promptly reports to supervisors equipment malfunction, material, safety, and/or quality issues
·            Completes forms, documents, and quality measurements per production run
·            Performs line clearance procedures in the event of a product change
·            Complies with company personnel and safety policies and Good Manufacturing Practices
·            Performs special projects and assignments as directed by supervisory personnel
·            Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work-piece to specifications
·            Diagnosis and repair of minor mechanical failures
·            Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·            Ideal candidate will have one year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
·            Must have strong analytic, mathematical, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
·            Must be practical, with good decision making skills
·            Must be detail-oriented
·            Must be able to work independently and set priorities to meet firm reporting deadlines
Positive Attributes
·            Experience working in a Lean Manufacturing Environment
·            Previous Tube Manufacturing experience
Language Skills
·            Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
·            Write simple correspondence
·            Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
Mathematical Skills
·            Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
·            Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Analytical Skills
·            Problem solving, individual and group facilitation
Reasoning Ability 
·            Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
·            Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Additional Information

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·            Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear
·            Frequently required to walk
·            Occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
·            Regular lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds
·            Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds
·            Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds
·            Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·         Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts
·         Moderate noise level

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