Georgia Employer PLASTIC EXTRUSION OPERATOR in Dalton, Georgia

PODA- Extrusion Technician Description/Job Summary Extrusion Technician Description/ Job Summary Responsible for safety, quality and production of assigned line Maximize throughput in accordance with operating instructions and/or SOC's Maintain and monitor gauge profile control in accordance with plant objective Ensure correct resin formulations in accordance with SOC's Fill out material consumption according to docket and enter in the system Initiate timely line adjustments to correct quality issues, in accordance with operating procedures and/or troubleshooting manuals Closely monitor all extrusion functions to ensure that line is running within required operating conditions Take line data to verify settings according to SOC's for product being run Maintain frequent contact with rear on line operations to ensure compliance with operating procedures and SOC's Assist adjoining line, as needed, to maximize productivity Properly maintain and care for equipment. Notify Sr. Technician of any maintenance issues requiring immediate attention Initiate maintenance work orders on items that need to be addressed on future outages Housekeeping: ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly, complying with daily housekeeping requirements checklists Overtime as required Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Sr. Extrusion Technician Provide cooperative support for QC lab requirements in testing procedures Support Process Department to meet plant and departmental goals Assist in training of Winder Operators Attends site training classes Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required Able to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace Preferred Skills Minimum 1 year experience in extrusion department P.C. knowledge Mechanical aptitude Oral and written communication skills Demonstrated proficiency at winder operator level Required Education High school graduate or GED Responsibilities/Duties Set up and operate Extruders and Extrusion Machinery Monitor Extruder Paramenters Periodic qulaity checks on Extruded product Complete daily productivity reports Participate in productivity improvements and scrap reduction initiatives Follow all Safety Rules Communicate well with others Required Skills Communicate well with Supervision and Co-workers Preferred Experience Two years of Plastic Extrusion Experience (blown film preferred) Required Education High Schoool Diploma or GED Preferred Education Two years of higher education (vocational and/or industrial) If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. For more information, about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. We are an EEO/AA Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.