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Extrusion Operator in Seguin, TX at Hamilton-Ryker Company

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description

Extrusion Operators (days & nights) for a Seguin manufacturer.

Duties:
  • Perform routine operations required to set up, operate and adjust multiple polyethylene blown film extrusion lines with conveying and winding equipment to produce integral zipper plastic tubing.
  • Work from prescribed production goals and standards, schedules, manuals, detailed specifications, consultations with bag department, shift leadership, maintenance, purchasing and others.
  • Ensure the availability of raw materials and other requirements and requisition needed items.
  • Assist in the selection and training of new team operators.
  • Relieve team members during lunches and breaks and provide technical assistance to others as needed.
  • Work with shift supervisor and team members to establish team production, scrap and quality goals and ensure completion.
  • Perform simple calculations for daily production totals and quality results.
  • Maintain necessary production, quality and equipment records.
  • Ensure quality of product and conformance to extremely close tolerances by auditing various quality tests using a variety of electronic machines and visual inspections.
  • Evaluate extent of deviation from specifications and assist in making decisions to perform correct machine adjustments or shut down line and scrap defective product.
  • Perform routine die changes, changeovers, string – ups, shutdowns and startups.
  • Troubleshoot difficulties in all areas, perform minor mechanical repairs and adjustments and report mechanical or electrical problems to the maintenance department.
  • Use shadowgraph machine, electronic micrometer, chantillon machine, slitter, ruler and various hand tools.
  • Operate electric lift table and pallet jacks.
  • Adhere to company policy as well as prescribed safety rules and regulations.
  • Ensure good housekeeping of work areas and equipment.
  • Fill out skid tickets and move materials as necessary in performance of duties or as directed.
  • Operate up to two inline print presses in conjunction with other machines.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of print presses.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management
Skills:
  • Previous machine operator experience a plus, but not required (company will train operators)
  • Previous manufacturing or related experience required
  • Must have basic math skills sufficient to work with measurements, fractions, and measuring tools
  • Must be mechanically inclined enough to perform routine adjustments and minor maintenance to machines
  • Great attention to detail and ability to identify quality issues
  • Must take ownership in work performed and work well without supervision
  • Must very dependable and punctual
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Work 12 hour shift
  • Willing to work 2-2-3 schedule with scheduled day/night rotation
Hourly rate: Conversion $12.00/hour ($1.00 night differential)

Hours: Mon-Fri/ 6:45am-7:00pm or 6:45pm-7:00am