Extruder Operator at Polyvinyl Films, Inc.

Other Sutton, Massachusetts


Extruder Operator

Polyvinyl Films, Inc.

Sutton, MA


Weekday Shifts Available (8 hour shifts)

  • Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Thursday afternoon 1pm-7pm and Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7am-7pm


Weekend Shifts Available (12 hour shifts)

  • 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.


Position Summary

Polyvinyl Films, Inc. is currently seeking an Extruder Operator, responsible for ensuring smooth operation of extruder machines and the overall quality of materials

This is a hands-on position with on the job training available and opportunities for career growth and development.  We are looking for individuals with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.  We are dedicated to our employees providing a work environment built on respect, support, and teamwork.

Job Responsibilities

  • Continual monitoring of temperatures and speeds for multiple extruders
  • Filtration changes as needed; monitor materials feed from another floor into extruders
  • Assist/lead with the disassembly/assembly of dies for cleaning and changing of gaskets
  • Work as a team with respect to continued flow of material to production winders on another floor while keeping accumulated scrap to a minimum
  • Daily check of oil and water levels and adjust as needed; record in real time
  • Ongoing cleaning and vacuuming of extruders and all other machine works involved in the extruder room including the operation of the injection molder


Education, Experience, and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required; trade school experience a plus
  • Previous experience with extruder equipment in a production environment preferred
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced team environment and adapt to change
  • Good math and mechanical skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to read written/oral instructions including safety rules/operating procedures
  • Good communication skills and the ability to get along well with others
  • Team-player with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time, bend, climb, squat, reach, pull, push and lift items that weigh anywhere from 25-50+ pounds


About Polyvinyl Films, Inc.


Polyvinyl Films, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of world-class food-grade films products for consumer, retail and food-service markets.  We’ve been committed to exceeding expectations through superior quality products and outstanding customer service since 1953. Whether for applications in consumer, professional or institutional environments, Polyvinyl Films, Inc. stands out in quality, productivity and reliability.


Polyvinyl Films, Inc. believes in rewarding its employees for their hard work and contributions to the team.  Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, profit-sharing, and opportunities for training and career advancement.




Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

Polyvinyl Films is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Polyvinyl Films discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.