Extrusion

Job Details

LocationSeguin, TX,
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Salary12.00 USD - 13.00 USD
PositionMechanical Tech.

Job Description

Local manufacturing plant is looking for qualified candidates to safely produce good, quality tubing by operating extrusion lines.

SKILLS:

  • Willing to work a 2-2-3 schedule with planned day/night rotation
  • Willing to work 12 hour shifts
  • Willing to lift 30 pounds routinely
  • Basic understanding of machine operations and adjustments
  • Good technical skills – some background in a mechanical field
  • Good attendance and work habits
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact with others in the workplace
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance and willing to work outside the regular schedule as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
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