Plastic Extrusion Operator - Apple Creek, OH

We are seeking an Extrusion Machine Operator to join our team! You will be responsible for operating a plastic extrusion molding machine to build plastic tubes to meet the customer's expectations while also meeting the company quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathers proper tooling and dies to the appropriate machine for manufacturing.
    Ensures proper resins are available, prepared and staged properly.

  • Performs set-up and start-up and operations on the extrusion equipment according to approved parameters. Adjusts processing parameters as allowed within the approved range(s) in order to maintain consistent machine operation and product quality in terms of customer specifications.

  • Monitors quality of product being produced using approved gauges and inspection equipment.  Monitors product being produced for visual defects. Segregates any scrap material produced. Reports any product issues to supervisor immediately.

  • Collects and packages product according to approved standards. Ensures proper packaging and labeling of product being produced.

  • Completes and submits all required paperwork or electronic data entry.

  • Purges, shuts down, cleans equipment according to approved methods and removes tooling in preparation for the next work order.

  • Select correct tooling based upon job/work order, inspecting tooling for obvious damage due to stress or other factors.

  • Meet quality and efficiency standards.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 2 years experience in set-up and operation of plastic extrusion equipment.
  • Mechanical aptitude, basic understanding of mechanical equipment and mechanisms.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, machine adjustments and quality control of work in process.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems as they arise; material, mechanical, and/or process.
  • Experience/operational exposure with floor manufacturing facilities, including: routine mechanical operations, productivity, supplies/materials planning and handling, inventory systems and controls, shipping and receiving, OSHA safety standards, etc.
  • Ability to read measurement tools; tape measure, micrometers, and calipers and perform basic math calculations using fractions and decimals. Good eye hand coordination.

Apply at:

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/580d4bee


Set-up/ Maintenance Mechanic - Apple Creek, OH

We are seeking an Machine Set-Up/ Maintenance Mechanic to join our team! You will be responsible for the Set up, adjustment, and change over various of machines for cutting tubes based upon customer specifications. Start machine to test adjustments and examine test pieces for defects such as burs, correct cut angle and depth, and readjust as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all set-up steps to load, operate, and tear down a rotary cutting machine.
  • Perform all changeover process steps to load, operate, and tear down rotary cutting machine.
  • Select correct mandrel size based upon job/work order, inspecting mandrel for obvious damage due to stress or other factors.
  • Adjust set screws, and power blade settings if necessary, spacing circular cutting blades to specification based on job/work order.
  • Start machine to test adjustments and examine test pieces for defects such as burs, correct cut angle and depth, and readjusting as needed.
  • Install and adjust feed mechanisms, guide rollers, tracks, machine fittings and attachments, according to job/work order.
  • Sharpen machine punches and blades, and disassembles machines, replacing worn or defective parts.
  • Maintain equipment in proper working order. Perform regular scheduled Preventative Maintenance as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to work as a team member and assist others; contributing knowledge, skills, time, and effort.
  • Easily adaptable and willing to learn, able to remember basic process steps to ensure accuracy and quality while making approved adjustments as needed.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical equipment and mechanisms.
  • Good eye - hand coordination.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems as they arise; material, mechanical, and/or process.
  • Ability to read measurement tools; tape measure, micrometers, and calipers and perform basic math calculations using fractions and decimals.

Apply at:

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/fe30448a