Job Title: Operator
Location: Morrisville, PA
This position is the intermediate Operator level and is responsible for the productivity and quality of the assigned extruder operation. Previous manufacturing experience is required, especially with Plastics Extrusion. Experience with precision measuring tools is a plus. The Operator will have mastered the accountabilities and performance indicators of the position. This position reports directly to the VP of Engineering. You need to strive to continuously improve; possess the ability to work independently; and the desire to learn a variety of skills. The ability to communicate clearly is imperative; as is the ability to understand precise measuring specifications and rigorous record-keeping requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Strictly adheres to Company and plant safety policies and procedures.
Maintains good housekeeping habits.
Know and understand dryer mechanics.
Break down, clean, set up and start extruders.
Perform tooling changes (set ups) on dies and restart extruder in an efficient and safe manner.
Must be able to identify the shop orders, redbooks and all related documents, including key dimension sheets and drawings.
Knows and understands the operation of downstream equipment.
Identify types of materials utilized in the production of parts.
Identify all screw and head types.
Knows and understands the mechanics of the vacuum loading system and blending units.
Produce parts in the medium difficulty range with little help that meet quality specifications at or above specified rates.
Identify the correct material in accordance with the Shop Order and produce a quality part.
Develop speed and accuracy in machine tear down and set up.
Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
Perform any other related duties as required or assigned
Moving and lifting objects up to 60 lbs
Walking, standing on concrete 8+ hrs/day
Sitting/working at a CAM station
Production environment with machinery noise, occasional odors of coolant, oils and machined metals
This position is currently accepting applications.