3rd Shift - Extrusion Set-Up Operator

Date Posted

October 31, 2019


New Berlin, WI

3rd Shift: 11:00pm - 7:00am, Monday - Friday

  • Study and follow set-up and run sheets for each job. Select nozzles, spacers, wires and brackets.
  • Adjust, calibrate and set up equipment at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper pressure, speed, temperature and general operation.
  • Set stops or guides to cut profile to specified length per customer order.
  • Weigh raw materials and color mixes as specified for each job; add mixes, colors and catalysts to extruder machine.
  • Operate machine and set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, temperature and speed.
  • Communicate with team members to troubleshoot equipment issues or malfunctions and resolve them quickly.
  • Operates and sets up all downstream equipment and tears down as needed.
  • May help in the packaging of finished profile, as well as cleaning up scrap and taking it to grinding machine bins.
  • Completes all required paperwork as needed on a timely basis. Takes hourly readings of machine gauges and document results on run sheets. Counts & reports production and inventory at end of shift
  • May need to perform minor machine maintenance such as lubricating machines or cleaning dies.
  • Follow all Company safety rules and policies including 6S metrics
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • 1-3 years’ experience in extrusion, preferably in the PVC area and blueprint reading capabilities would be ideal.
  • Working knowledge of various measuring devices, i.e. calipers and micrometers required.as all employees inspect their own work for defects (wrinkles, splits, bubbles, wrong dimensions, length, width, etcetera) to ensure adherence to customer’s specifications.