POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for operating and controlling the extrusion process for all compounded material and for weighing and blending materials to be extruded.
Collects appropriate amount of additives and concentrates.
Weighs pigment, additives, and concentrates.
Responsible for mixing materials prior to being extruded.
Submits samples of color to Supervisor for approval.
Upon completion cleans the machine and the surrounding area.
Stores prepared materials in designated areas utilizing a forklift.
Troubleshoots extruder for process control.
Performs preventative maintenance as needed.
Ensures weight of extruded materials is recorded in logbook.
Record all colors and extruding time on a daily log sheet.
Responsible for completing a daily production report. Maintains all other appropriate paperwork in company format. Performs all work in a safe manner to include the proper use of personal protective equipment. SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:
Assist in bagging area as needed.
Delivers material to other buildings when process is completed.
Responsible for retrieving units from warehouse utilizing forklift, adding necessary additives to achieve color desired and deducting from inventory.
Unitizes specific colored concentrates into bags as needed. Packs finished units on pallets for shipment.
Maintains a neat and orderly work area, keeping walkways and aisles clear. Performs general housekeeping duties such as sweeping and trash removal.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Attention to detail
Ability to read operating schedules and follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to complete required company documents
Ability to operate a forklift
Ability to manually handle/maneuver up to 250 pounds with the use of assistive devices.
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