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Sr. Fibrex Extruder Operator - (22572)

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Under limited supervision, the Sr. Fibrex Extruder Operator will be expected to tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule.  Clearly understands and has demonstrated strong capability with set-ups, start-ups, running and tearing down any profile tooling in a safe and productive manner.   Provide direction and guidance to Fibrex Extruder Operators.  Troubleshoot complex extrusion issues within a work cell. 

We are now hiring Sr. Fibrex Extruder Operators for day shift (7am-3pm) , evening shift (3pm-11pm) and night shift (11pm-7am) 

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 operation of machines within the work cell.

·        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.  Fill in for lead in signing off loads.

·        Evaluate part conformance against documented product requirements and stack profiles on load.

·        Set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.

·        Trouble-shoot advanced problems against a defined process and refer complex problems to appropriate support functions; ie – Technicians and Engineering.

·        Train 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 & lead kaizen events and sustain improvements made from those events.


Secondary Responsibilities:

·        Lead work cell when needed

·        Perform 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

·        Helps to direct the work and assist in the development of Fibrex Extruder Operators.

Qualifications or Skills Required:

·        High School Diploma or equivalent

·        Basic computer skills – keyboarding, Windows

·        Master all skills and knowledge while working as a Fibrex Extruder Operator

·        Developing strong process and equipment troubleshooting capabilities.

·        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.


Garland, TX US
Andersen Corporation
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