Candle Extrusion Machine Operator Job Description Sample
Machine Operator (Plastic Extrusion Operator) (20170199)
Machine Operator (Plastic Extrusion Operator)
Operates one or more manufacturing machines under direct supervision of the Production Lead or Supervisor. The Machine Operator is responsible for the safe and accurate operation of all major pieces of production equipment.
The primary responsibility of the Machine Operator is to operate the extrusion line and its associated equipment. Machine Operators may be tasked to operate other production or supporting machinery. Positions are open on 2nd shift (2:30 pm to 11:00 pm) and 3rd shift (10:30 pm to 7:00 am). The current schedule is Monday - Friday with weekends off; the plant operates 24 hours per day/5 days per week. At times the plant operates 24 hours per day/7 days per week so candidates must be willing and able to work on the weekends as needed.
Basic training in machine operations, safety, and quality control.
Regularly lift up to 40 lbs unassisted using proper body mechanics and up to 50 lbs with assistance. Prolonged periods of walking and standing on concrete surface.
Accurately completing standardized production forms.
Utilize basic measuring and observation equipment.
Determine between good product and scrap by interpreting basic test results using visual work instructions and independent judgment.
Reading and understanding semi-complex work instructions.
Understanding cause and effect of machine adjustments.
Unload and process plastic coils or reels from the extrusion lines.
Make minor adjustments to line controls under direct supervision from a Lead or a Supervisor.
Test completed product for pass/fail product quality and provide proper documentation.
Monitor line supply systems to ensure raw material for continuous production.
The position requires the operator to monitor the controls of a production line of 40 meters in length for an eight hour shift. The operator is responsible for unloading plastic hose products either in wrapped coil form or on packaged reels.
The product is unloaded from coiling machinery and placed on a pallet at a frequency of between 4 and 15 minute intervals. The coils are moved either independently or with lift assistance depending on weight. Coil weight ranges from 30lbs to 70lbs.
The operator works in a manufacturing environment without climate control and is subject to temperatures similar to the outside environment. The noise level within the environment is on average under 85 decibels and personal protective equipment is not currently required.
High School diploma or GED highly preferred. Previous experience operating machinery is required. Previous experience in plastics, extrusion or molding is highly preferred.
Extrusion Machine Operator - Air MI
As our Plastic Machine Operator, you'll provide technical assistance and support needed to operate machinery within Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation. You'll set-up, run and adjust manufacturing equipment per specialized standards. You'll fill out production documentation, perform raw material management, conduct mixing and blending of raw material components, manage finished goods packaging, and conduct the grinding of production scrap, in addition to supporting Lean Manufacturing principles.
We currently have the following shifts (Not all shifts may be available):
- A Shift: Monday
Thursday: 5:12 am
5:12 pm (Days)
- B Shift: Monday
Thursday: 5:12 pm
5:12 am (Nights)
- C Shift: Friday
Sunday: 5:12 am
5:12 pm (Days)
- D Shift: Friday
Sunday: 5:12 pm
5:12 am (Nights)
High School diploma or GED
1-3 years' experience within a manufacturing, military, or a technical trade
Experience within a plastics manufacturing environment is highly preferred
Machine set-up and troubleshooting experience highly preferred
Proven mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
Ability to remove molds and tooling weighing between 30 to 70 lbs.
Ability to utilize torque wrenches and various other hand tools while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment
Ability to calculate basic math problems including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, using fractions and decimals and an understanding of weight and measurement
Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less and at 20 feet or more
Ability to identify and distinguish product clarity and apparent defects while monitoring the product process
Knowledge of general manufacturing principles of mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics
Experience working in a team environment to meet production goals
Proven ability to handle multiple requests and competing priorities in order to meet production deadlines
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Extrusion Machine Operator (Multiple Shifts)
Consistently and safely operate extrusion machines at or above standard levels of operation including safety, quality, efficiency, scrap, and utilization. This includes running multiple lines at once, placing finished rolls of sheet onto racks, climbing into towers to sting up extrusion lines, and assisting with roll pulling as needed.
Trouble shoot, identify and correct machine related problems through proper adjustments to various parts of the machine.
Provide innovative solutions for production issues.
Provide support and guidance to less experienced personnel.
Complete appropriate end of shift paperwork, accounting for crewing time, machine time, and production quantities.
Inspect and recognize defective product and make machine adjustments to correct cause of defects.
Observe all housekeeping, standard work, and safety guidelines.
Mechanical aptitude, demonstrated problem solving skills and effective communication skills - written and verbal are required.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to stand on your feet and work for an entire 12 hour shift.
Must be able to climb stairs and work in an environment with high temperatures.
May be required to obtain forklift certification.
This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit www.Pactiv.com.
Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. "IND1P" #ZR
Extrusion - Machine Operator A
This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc.
At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit www.Pactiv.com.
Operate assigned Plastic Film Extrusion Machines at required rate
Starts and stops machines
Perform general set-up, change-over, shut-down tasks.
Monitor all extrusion and winding machinery operations on a continuous basis for quality and efficiencies.
Diagnose/troubleshoot mechanical machine problems and makes adjustments to correct machine problems and maintain run rates.
Perform necessary adjustments to maintain and/or improve product quality
Maintain run efficiencies established for the line and products
Perform quality check at prescribed intervals
Perform material tasks related to the assigned operations
Complete paperwork including but not limited to Operator Report, Quality Checks, and other forms as required
Promptly communicates to supervisor any issues concerning health and safety, hygiene, quality and efficiencies.
Maintain housekeeping around assigned operations.
Follow company safety procedures and policies
Assist other operators
Communicate production information both written and verbal
Perform all other assigned duties
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Operators earn $20.06/hour. Will serve as a ninety-day temp to hire role while in training.
Complex machine operation experience required.
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude required.
Must have good communication skills—written and verbal and be able to demonstrate basic math proficiency.
Must be able to use tools as required.
Demonstrated ability to work with others effectively as a part of a team is essential.
Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Pactiv complies with the laws and regulations outlined in the following EEO is The Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
Applicants with physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may request assistance by calling (847)482-4320 or email TalentHelp@Pactiv.com. Please clearly indicate that you need assistance. Recruiter and general inquiries of any kind will not be answered. #LI-TM1 "IND1P" #CB2 #ZR
Machine Operator - Extrusion
This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions.
Want to learn more? Visit www.Pactiv.com.
MACHINE OPERATOR - EXTRUSION
Services flow of material to extruders in a safe and effective manner to ensure production runs uninterrupted
Unloads material from silos to lines to keep feeding lines full
Operates blenders, dryers and crystallizers
Differentiates materials by weight, volume and percentage
Troubleshoots equipment and notify supervisor of diagnosis
Installs and provides maintenance for cyclone filters
Follows all Company established rules and policies
Adheres to all Safety rules and regulations
Completes paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
Ensures housekeeping in area(s) of responsibility is safe, clean and tidy
Other duties as assigned
Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. #LI-TM1 "IND1P" #ZR
Machine Operator Packer - Extrusion 2Nd Shift (908-799)
Assist in the productive operation of assigned machinery
Read and follow requirements on work orders
Accurate completion of production paperwork
Follow established Quality guidelines
Rotation assignment at the work center
Maintaining a clean and orderly work environment
Understand and Follow Company Safety guidelines
Requesting supplies as needed to maintain a continuous process
Involvement in Continuous Improvement Projects
Other responsibilities as required for smooth operation of shift & department as a whole
Must be able to read, write and do basic math
Good communication & cooperation with coworkers and supervisors.
Proven ability to maintain acceptable production rates.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Receptiveness to overtime required in department
Receptiveness to cross training and rotational assignments
Acceptable attendance record
Experience with indicated machinery a plus
Proven paperwork accuracy
Job LocationBerwick, Pennsylvania, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular
3Rd Shift, Votive Make And Glo-Lite Extrusion - Machine Operators
Responsible for the Party-lite Machine Operation to ensure efficiency and meet production goals according to quality standards for customer satisfaction
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Machine Operator will set up check, control, adjust, replenish, clean, and safely operate production Machine effectively and efficiently.
Verify mechanical conditions of all machinery before startup.
Maintain continuous proper supplies of raw material for machine operation.
Complete understanding of quality specifications (packing, print, wax color, defective product, out of spec product, etc.)
Make line adjustments including fill weights, rail adjustments (width and height) capper adjustments, label adjustments, photo eye adjustments, nozzle and air adjustments.
Understand process sheets and use measuring equipment.
Work in conjunction with Supervisor, Lead and Maintenance Department to maintain machine efficiency.
Perform change-over per product specifications with minimum production interruptions.
Perform quality line audits including color check and candle weights.
Print and verify product labels for 100% accuracy.
Maintain tooling and molds.
Handling scrap wax and remelts according to specific procedure.
Eye and hand coordination
General Vision requirements (i.e.. reading small labels on moving boxes, etc)
Must be capable or able of lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally.
Ability to distinguish colors accurately
Able to stand and walk for 8 to 10 hour shifts
Ability to push, pull, bend, kneel, lift, climb stairs, handle and grasp constantly throughout the assigned shift
Ability to reach above, below, and at shoulder level constantly throughout the entire shift
Fine finger dexterity
Tolerance for repetitive tasks
The work environment and physical demands are equivalent to those usually found in a typical manufacturing environment.
Routine exposure to fragrances and high noise areas.
This position does require the ability to work with cleaning solvents while using gloves as personal protection.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six to eighteen months related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of training and relevant manufacturing / production experience.
Equal Employment Organization Employer F/M/Disabled/Vets
Extrusion Operator (Day Shift)
Job Description: Summary
Demonstrate the ability to become certified on all types of equipment within the Extrusion Department. Perform all duties required of an Extrusion Operator in addition to the listed responsibilities.
Responsible to produce quality products per the established standard operating procedures (SOP's) utilizing good manufacturing practices (GMP's).
Responsible for maintaining a safe work area and demonstrating team-oriented behaviors.
Responsible to clean the work area according to the guidelines for the cleaning of the Extrusion Department.
Demonstrate respectful use of the property and equipment in the Extrusion Department.
Perform machine set-ups, changeovers, troubleshooting, and maintenance with little or no supervision.
Perform equipment adjustments within the guidelines of the process master to meet production and quality expectations.
Complete and interpret statistical process control charts to keep the production process within limits.
Obtain and track the necessary materials for manufacturing on work orders.
Work overtime when required.
Responsible to conduct Shift Start Up (SSU) meetings and maintain Primary Visual Display (PVD) boards.
Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Be competent in basic mathematics and computer skills
Effective communication skills are essential
One to Four (1-4) years' experience operating and maintaining plastic processing equipment, or related experience within a production environment preferred, including all duties required of an Extrusion Operator
Related experience should demonstrate an ability to perform within a position of significant responsibility that could be applied towards machine skills
Primary Work LocationUSA UT - Sandy
Work Shift12 Hour Day Shift 5am-530 pm (United States of America)
If Excellence Drives You, This Is Your Destination.Job DescriptionI. Purpose
Produce and inspect product by tending extruders, resin hoppers, and die. Operate machinery by setting up recipe of resins, machine controls per product specifications, and monitoring equipment used in manufacturing plastic.
Maintains continuous machine operations between shifts by reporting to assigned workstation prepared to assume production from previous shift at shift start.
Maintains continuous machine operations during shift by checking recipe of resins, monitoring machine settings, completing roll tickets, inputting production into Marshal, and packaging product.
Performs and is responsible for in-process and final on-line inspection and testing of manufactured product.
Ensures quality control requirements are met by reviewing all special instructions and requirements.
Documents machine settings and quality checks/tests.
Resolves production problems by altering minor machine set points; notifying shift operations specialist for assistance; if necessary, discontinue manufacturing operations until the problem is resolved.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Assist maintenance technicians in performing preventive maintenance as needed.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Able to read and interpret work instructions.
Able to perform basic math skills, document, and process required paperwork.
Able to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and other manufacturing personnel.
Able to effectively use tools, such as scissors, and safety knives to cut film.
A high school diploma is required or equivalent
Previous industrial experience is preferred
Has frequent contact with the Extrusion Manager, Shift Supervisor, Area Personnel, TA, Quality Assurance and Plant Personnel. Some examples of interaction are as follows: assisting mechanic with repairs; obtaining appropriate materials for change over; coordinates routines, etc.
A considerable impact can be made in operating cost, productivity, quality, safety and waste.
VI. Physical Requirements
Must be able to stand, walk up and down stairs for up to 12 hours per day. Must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds.
Ergonomics are 95% standing or walking and 0% sitting and 5% using a keyboard. Must be able to communicate in order to instruct, train, or assist employees. Must be able to twist, turn, bend and work at a rapid pace.
Must have 20/20 vision with correction for inspecting. Reasonable accommodations may be considered on a case by case basis.
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Bemis is committed to its core values: Ethics, Accountability, Innovation, and Respect.
By becoming an employee at Bemis Company, Inc., you will work in a high performing environment where team members collaborate to get the job done, challenge the status quo to find a better way, and embrace unconventional ways of thinking. We are eager to see how you can make an impact in our high performance culture.
Bemis Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Extrusion And Lamination Operator
- Job Overview
The Extrusion Lamination Operator supports the operation of the Primary Department. They will operate an extrusion laminator in a safe and controlled manner that will ensure the safety of others and the quality of products being made.
The Extrusion Lamination Operator laminates large rolls of raw material in various dimensions according to customer standards.
Operator appropriately understands and follows the plant's EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) and Quality systems to maintain a safe workplace and ensure quality product.
Perform setup and operate laminator to produce product according to quality and productivity requirements
Distinguish quality adhesion while running job and setup
Troubleshoot equipment, web handling, production and laminating issues
Follow all safety rules and proper chemical handling processes
Inspect quality and identify and correct defects
Follow documentation procedures and ensure paperwork is complete
Assist in training other personnel
Ensures material meets customer requirements throughout the run
Assumes responsibility for the quality and quantity produced on the machine
Provide communication on a daily basis with management, maintenance, shift personnel, etc.
Maintain housekeeping standards of the laminator and the surrounding area
Anticipates and reacts productively to changes, and willingly handles other tasks as assigned
Seeks and implements improvement activities through teamwork and CI Process participation
Perform other duties as assigned
4.Major challenges & complexities
Fast paced environment
Product needs to be precisely laminated to customer specification
Multiple products with multiple customer demands
Primary Department Members
Supervision / Management
6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge and Experience
Three years web handling experience
Two years extrusion lamination experience
General knowledge of computers preferred
Education and Certifications
- High School Diploma or GED
- Fork Truck Certification preferred
Job Specific skills and abilities
Accomplished troubleshooter for complex lamination problems
Ability to detect and solve problems that effect product quality, aesthetics and/or contamination
Ability to see accurate colors
Good mechanical ability
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure
Accurate math skills and knowledge of metric conversion
Forklift certification or willingness and ability to learn and obtain certification
Adequate visual acuity to discern extremely minor imperfections in products
Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to working with moving equipment
Skilled in or able to learn safe operation of tools, equipment and test equipment associated with the plant operations
Effective communications and interpersonal skills to work as a team member in the plant
Ability to speak, read, and complete reports accurately in English
Well-developed work habits to ensure smooth machine operation and minimal downtime
Proficiency with computers; ability to learn and use additional programs
Ability to identify maintenance needs and ensure that all required preventive maintenance is performed
Ability to manipulate / lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time
Other physical demands include climbing, crouching, and reaching when webbing machine
Amcor (ASX: AMC; www.amcor.com) is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus lcoations in more than 40 countries.
With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
We participate in E-Verify. For more information, please see the E-Verify Participation Poster and Right to Work Poster at the hiring location.
Pay Transparency Policy
Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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