EXTRUSION OPERATOR

PORTLAND - NE, OR

Post Date: 04/06/2018 Job ID: 25976 Industry: MACHINE OPERATOR Pay Rate: 13.50
We need someone who is available for any shift and the rate is $13.50-$15.00 depending on experience.

General Summary:
Performs light industrial manufacturing as an Extrusion Machine Operator in a Thermoplastic hose manufacturing plant. This individual must be hardworking, energetic, with extremely strong ethics and morals. They must have the ability to accomplish all tasks with little or no supervision. The right individual will have a great opportunity to mature and grow with the company.

Major Functions:

" Primary responsibility will be to extrude the inner core and outer jacket of thermoplastic hose. This requires the ability to run multiple extrusion lines.
" High level of Mechanical aptitude.
" Performs and records quality checks as required.
" Operates a forklift to obtain and/or store production related materials.
" Maintains a clean work area, works in a safe manner, and performs other tasks as directed by production management.
" Ability to read and understand work orders and production running sheets, tape measure, and venire calipers.
" Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, any and all situations that could arise. Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and/or oral instructions.
" Wearing the proper and required safety equipment.
" Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience:
Six to twelve months related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. Forklift operator's certification highly desirable.

Skills & Abilities:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
" Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
" Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Ability to read and interpret documentation such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
" Mathematical Skills-Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
" Quality management-the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
" Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
" Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with a frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
" Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
" Safety and security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Contact with others:
Regular daily routine requires contact with other employees and management.
Supervision Received:
Works under direct daily supervision of supervisors and/or management, receives goals and basic procedures for project assignments. Must handle prioritization with a variety of competing activities. Seeks guidance to assure complete and appropriate action.

Working Conditions:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle, feel objects, twist and turn and hands/wrists to pull greater than 35 pounds of force; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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