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Extrusion Tech

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Dayton, OH

Extrusion Tech


Job Description

Job Summary

The Extrusion Tech is responsible for the product that is being extruded as described by the production work
order and quality check sheet. The primary function is to monitor the material from the extruder through the
calibration table, all additional downstream until packaging. The Tech will make necessary adjustments to keep
the product within the quality guidelines as determined by the customer, including but not limited to;
dimensional and cosmetic standards, material handling, paperwork and assist Techs as necessary.

Job Responsibilities

Operates extrusion equipment, conducts color changeovers, and strings product from extruder to puller
Ensure extrusion lines and pullers are running properly to meet productivity goals and quality standards
Mentors and assists new employees to ensure proper training
Record inspection data through periodic quality checks
Anticipate, identify and troubleshoot any equipment issues completing maintenance forms as needed
Utilize tools such as scales, calculators, staple gun, calipers, tape measurer, and various gauges
Operate forklift as needed following all safety policies
Read and understand work orders
Accurately label, weigh scrap, daily paperwork such as order sheet and inspection sheet
Purge and shutdown equipment
Maintain clean work area and ensure that backup or C/O material is provided
Communicate effectively and report issues/concerns to appropriate Lead
Work overtime as needed and directed
Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Must have the ability to run two lines independently for a full shift
Basic math and measurement skills (calipers, tape measurer, etc.)
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
Must have mechanical aptitude
Self motivated, team oriented, and proactive
Must comply with all safety requirements and regulations
Must have reliable transportation

Preferred Skills

High School Diploma/GED
1-2 years of work experience in manufacturing or warehouse

Job Demands

Ability to stand 8-12 hours a day
Able to lift up to 50 pounds
Exposure to uncontrolled temperatures, heightened noise and dust
Safety glasses are required

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation