Extruder Operator, Mikron Richmond KY (Temp to Hire)

Operations Richmond, Kentucky


Participate at pre-shift meetings to review Safety, Quality, Production targets
Review schedule, work with team to hit targets while maintaining a safe work environment
Places parts into crates and labels according to packaging procedures and safe body mechanics.
Performs quality checks on parts and documents results as a part of standard work tasks.
Identifies and informs proper person of defects (sink lines, weaves).
Anticipate the demand for needed materials by planning and monitoring the lines.
Cuts and weighs product samples for Q.A., testing or customer.
Records sold quantity, scrap quantity, line speed, SPC and O.E.E.
Assists with set-ups and change-overs.
Ensures hopper and water misters are properly filled and other process parameters are being followed.
Cleans saw, saw-bags, down-streams, and extruder.  Maintains excellent housekeeping protocol through a 5S system.
Adjusts extruders to ensure correct dimension and weight.
Adjusts calibrator blocks, die heats, extruder speeds, water flow and vacuum to ensure correct dimension and surface.
Carry various packaging materials to the designated areas in the team.
Push finished product carts to the staging area, replace empty cart and pre-load the first stage of packaging.
Keeps area clean and organized (cleans floor, machines, walls, etc.)

Familiar with OSHA safety standards and SPC.
One or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
9th grade math and reading level.
Able to read and understand packaging layouts and other manufacturing documentation.
Ability to use air guns, banders, chop saw, hand tools, calipers, radial arm saws and other equipment as needed.
Must be able to work any shift.
Stable work history