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Extrusion Operator/Tool-Room Attendant

Tool Room/Extrusion Operator with a mechanical aptitude; responsible to ensure optimum quality, review production reports and ensure objectives are ascertained in a team environment. Maintain a safe and clean work area. 

Your Tasks:

Operator Focus

  • Operate an extrusion process of high precision custom plastic profiles.
  • Initial line setup and change overs following posted schedule.
  • Responsible for detailed completion of all on line, QC and production data reporting.
  • Blend materials and load hoppers to meet product specifications and order needs.
  • Perform a variety of mechanical and physical testing required per product specification and quality assurance using calipers and other measurement processes.
  • Maintain and repair extrusion line equipment, tools and work area as scheduled or as needed.
  • Maintain order and cleanliness in all work areas through 5S and LEAN manufacturing methods.
  • Communicate and cooperate with fellow employees to maintain quality, operational efficiency and safety metrics.

Tool Room Focus

  • Receive, store, return and issue various hand tools, machine tools, dies, materials and other industrial equipment as needed or requested.
  • Prepare and complete periodic inventory counts on all tools and equipment.
  • Responsible for stock requisitions to replenish any inventory needed.
  • Ensure all shop machinery and equipment are in proper working condition.
  • Responsible for reporting all damages or any wear and tear to tools, materials and equipment.
  • Evaluate, monitor and maintain storage and tooling so the optimum production performance is achieved.
  • Maintain proper documentation of all equipment.
  • Assist in changeovers and setups on the production line.
  • Maintain tooling in a state of readiness for upcoming changeovers.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on tooling.
  • Identify and issue prompt equipment malfunction, material, and safety and quality issues to supervisor.
  • Use of computer and ERP inventory management system to follow the company processes.
  • Comply with company Personnel and Safety Policies; and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Contribute in special projects and assignments as directed by supervisory personnel.

Your required Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience as an Extrusion Operator
  • Mechanical background required. Experience working with plastic extrusion equipment, precision measurement devices or computerized control systems preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Tow motor experience
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Experience with quality control; ISO experience preferred
  • Prior participation in a Six Sigma or Lean Project a plus
  • Possess a commitment to Continuous Improvement
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented individual
  • Shift flexible and a dedicated individual that is able to support multiple processes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Entrepreneurial nature: Self-directed, goal-oriented, customer focused
  • Reliable and punctual individual
  • Dedicated team player with a willingness to learn new processes
  • Ability to create solutions to address production and efficiency related issues
  • Prior project experience preferred

Your Opportunities:

  • We offer you a diverse range of tasks in a dynamic team and personal as well as specialized development possibilities in a growth oriented company.
  • Company offers an attractive and competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and educational background that includes salary, annual variable compensation, health insurance plans, 401K, paid holidays and vacation.
  • Provides a model for flexible work time to create a work-life balance.

Please send your full application to the following:

Technoform Bautec North America, Inc.

Steve Berardinelli

sberardinelli@technoform.us