Extruder Operator - (21661)
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.
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.
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 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.
North Branch, MN US