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Extruder Operator in Bristol, TN at Royal Building Products

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bristol, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/12/2018

Job Description

Job Summary:

Set-up and operate a minimum of six extruders producing PVC plastic moulding. Perform own tooling change outs and die cleaning as well as grading own rejects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Run a minimum of six extruders maintaining correct settings.
  • Bundle and stack moulding as it is extruded.
  • Monitor color, extrusion rate, profile configuration and piece/bundle count.
  • Maintain supply of compound staged at machine.
  • Maintain extrusion equipment in proper condition.
  • Perform own tooling change outs and die cleaning and grading own rejects.
  • Assist in moving units of extruded materials when necessary.
  • Clean any burrs or fuzz off profiles and keep work area clean.
  • Ensure profiles are all turned the same direction and bundled correctly.
  • Maintain level of quality consistent with established standards.
  • Input process data into acquisition system.
  • Comply with established safety rules.
  • Comply with company policy and procedures.
  • Maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, lead and supervisors/managers.
  • Maintain regular attendance in accordance with company policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to the satisfaction of supervisor and/or lead.

Job Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education/Knowledge

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

  • Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

  • Communication

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

  • Mental/Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear, walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee must push a 900 pound buggy approximately 200 feet six to eight times a day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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