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Extruder Operator - (21661)

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Description

Purpose: 

Under the direction and guidance of  other associates, the Fibrex Extruder Operators will tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by the production schedule and customer requirements.  Inspect product against known requirements.  Develop a growing capability with advanced skills such as troubleshooting  issues and performing profile change-overs.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule. 
  • Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to the operation of extrusion related equipment.
  • Move materials in and out of the line as needed; including packaging materials, raw materials and finished product.
  • Complete necessary documentation; process checks, quality checks, production reporting, etc.
  • Create labels and wrap loads per standard work. Evaluate part conformance against documented product requirements and stack profiles on load.
  • Assist with the set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.
  • Troubleshoot standard problems against a defined process and refer complex problems to the appropriate resources.
  • Assist with the training of new Fibrex Extruder Operators.
  • Tear down and clean up any profiles
  • Identify and communicate appropriately when   electrical/mechanical/technical support is needed.
  • Participate and sustain 6S activities.
  • Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies.  Make sure co-workers are working safely and following safety policies.
  • Participate in kaizen events and help sustain improvements made from those events.
Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Perform general maintenance tasks as necessary
  • Attend and participate in appropriate training and development programs
  • Perform other duties across the plant as needed as directed by supervision or management.
Qualifications

Qualifications or Skills Required:

  •     High School Diploma or equivalent
  •    Basic computer skills – keyboarding, Windows
  •    Equipment maintenance experience
  •    Developing leadership skills
  •    Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally
  •    Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and process procedures
  •    Ability and skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  •    Ability to lift 50lbs
  •    Ability to work 7 day, rotating, 12 hour shift schedule. Modified 3x3 schedule.
  •    Extrusion experience preferred.
Job:
Production
Location:
North Branch, MN US
Organization:
Andersen Corporation
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