Extrusion Job Description

Extrusion Job Description

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Extrusion provides technical support for extrusion plant design, process flow layout, and equipment operational specifications for a proposed NC State University extrusion research pilot plant, and stakeholder clients.

Extrusion Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective extrusion job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included extrusion job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Actively lead and participate in work centre improvement groups and project teams to improve quality, reduce costs , eliminate waste and improve working methods, conditions, technology and communications
Personally responsible for the safety of self and others in their work area
Handles hazardous waste according to all Federal, State, and Local regulations as provided by the Plant and EHS Manager
Analyzes product attributes and determines process adjustments to bring product to spec if necessary in a continuous process that contains many variables
Participates in the quality improvement process as it relates to the extrusion operation and the use of the product produced
Responsible for the proper manufacture of the product specified
Performs inspection and records the product data as required
Involved in the continuing process to improve product and process quality
Complies with joint decisions and follows through as a team player
Completes equipment/product set-ups

Extrusion Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Extrusion

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PIT, GMP, OSHA, HACCP

Education for Extrusion

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the extrusion job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Education, Science, Manufacturing, Associates, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Business

Skills for Extrusion

Desired skills for extrusion include:

Extrusion Department
Computers
Dies
Plastic fabrication and the extrusion process
Braiders
Cutters
Operation of extruders
Pullers
Applicable ISRS elements
OSHA and state requirements is maintained

Desired experience for extrusion includes:

Sets up and runs various auxiliary equipment as required
Changes supply and take-up reels
Removes product from the extruder and delivers to a designated area
Maintains tool and auxiliary equipment inventory
Performs various maintenance duties as required by the schedule
Obtains materials from delivery point and services the material needs of the equipment

Extrusion Examples

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Extrusion Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of extrusion. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for extrusion
  • Identify, justify and implement capital projects for the extrusion area while managing to the project timeline and budget
  • Develop competencies of the Operators, Leads, Supervisors, Maintenance Technicians, through technical expertise, guidance, support, coaching, counseling, and leadership and aligning them with the extrusion best practices
  • Ensure our process management systems, maintenance systems, recipe and recipe adherence systems are in control and meeting standards
  • Perform product/process analysis in the extrusion and supporting areas to identify continuous improvement opportunities and implement changes for safety, quality, cost reduction and efficiency
  • Facilitate comprehensive problem solving ability with equipment, process controls, recipes, to drive problems to root cause
  • Implement and direct all phases of extrusion areas capital projects to provide new or upgraded processes and/or equipment
  • Coordinate with other Kawneer extrusion facilities to develop and implement standardized extrusion best practice equipment and processes
  • Troubleshoot both equipment and extrusion processes
  • Devise and implement preventative, total productive and predictive maintenance plans to drive equipment reliability to best in class
  • Develop solutions to repetitive failures and other maintenance problems and facilitate root cause analysis support for both electrical and mechanical systems
Qualifications for extrusion
  • Be recognized as an expert in the extrusion area and supporting processes, providing technical guidance to management, peers, operators, in areas of current or potential needs of the facility
  • Train operators on new and existing extrusion processes and best practices
  • Be responsible for daily interaction and communication of issue with manufacturing, maintenance, facilities personnel
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of both mechanical and electrical systems in order to have overall picture to combine or separate problems into base components
  • Aluminum extrusion experience including isothermal extrusion control
  • Experience in reliability excellence
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of extrusion. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for extrusion
  • Encourages, assists, and participates in all Bemis North America Safety procedures and initiatives
  • Assist operators will aid in all aspects of operation of Extrusion lines including change-overs, machine start-up, running and shut-down
  • Order and maintain resin boxes to sustain a proper steady supply of resin for Extrusion machines
  • Packaging rolls
  • Cutting Cores
  • Weigh and haul scrap
  • Quality testing and maintaining production records
  • BMS transactions
  • Miscellaneous housekeeping duties
  • Assists Lead Shift, Extrusion Operators and Extrusion Intermediate Operators across the department with operations complimentary to Extrusion operations
Qualifications for extrusion
  • Experience with the use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs including troubleshooting and programming
  • Forward thinking with experience driving for change that results in sustainable improvement
  • One to two years experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Ability to use a tape measure accurately and do basic math skills
  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an extrusion. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for extrusion
  • Performing initial development runs
  • Developing stable and capable extrusion processes
  • Generating all documentation associated with the process
  • Performing all validation activities associated with the process
  • Release of the process to the Production environment
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams
  • Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications
  • Able to accurately document and account for profiles
  • Maintain department 6s standards
  • Follow all safety standards/procedures including proper use of PPE
Qualifications for extrusion
  • Ability to read written instructions, production reports and common statistical data
  • Comfortable with operating machinery
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb
  • Ability to handle and manipulate tools and/or controls
  • Work experience to include a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment OR a min of 5 years combined work experience in a manufacturing, distribution and/or construction field with some forklift
  • Stable work history to include no more than 3 jobs in the previous 5 years
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of extrusion. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for extrusion
  • Able to read and interpret profile prints
  • Possess general knowledge of tooling and ability to properly clean and maintain calibration systems
  • Able to maintain machine running conditions and is familiar with all machine controls (extruder, & downstream)
  • Ability to identify visual surface defects (i.e., sink lines, voids, contamination, ) and make good judgment calls on part quality
  • General knowledge of woolpile weather stripping, insertion machines, and ability to achieve proper installation
  • Produce a part that meets criteria of 1st piece inspection
  • Proper completion of 1st Piece Inspection Report QC Check Sheets
  • Must take a hands on role in problem solving
  • Ability to set-up, start-up and produce different profiles that meet quality requirements
  • May assist Foreman in decision making process and cover in absence
Qualifications for extrusion
  • Computer experience (Proficient SAP transactions, Optivision) prefer
  • Walking (Constantly - 12 hours or more)
  • Able to work well with others / self motivated
  • Exposure to some solvent odors from the process involved with manufacturing plastic film
  • Identify extrusion operations process improvements that can improve our business position
  • Assist in identifying root cause analysis and determining corrective action
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of extrusion. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for extrusion
  • Control dimensions to maintain pipe specifications with direct supervision
  • Assist in production line start-up activities and changeovers
  • Cut and band scrap as directed
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area per established housekeeping standards
  • Report any equipment malfunctions, product defects or unsafe conditions immediately
  • Read and Understand SOP’s contained in Operator Manual
  • Relieve and assist other operators as needed
  • Work as a team with other personnel
  • Follows all SAFETY rules per orientation
  • Proper stacking of pipe in lifts
Qualifications for extrusion
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job including lifting, bending, stepping, twisting, (refer to job analysis)
  • Excellent problem solving and equipment/process troubleshooting skills
  • Bachelor's degree in either chemical engineering, polymer science, materials engineering, or mechanical engineering
  • Team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers
  • Minimum one year of experience in a maintenance role in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum one year of experience in a leadership role

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