Kelly Services Experienced Machine Operators (Extrusion Press operators, Monomer Polymer in Athens, Georgia

Kelly Services is currently hiring for Experienced Machine Operators (Extrusion Press operators, Monomer Polymer Process Technician) in Athens, GA. You will be working for one of the top Medical Device Manufacturing companies in the nation.

PAY RATE : Starts at 16.80 per an hour, based on shift


Extrusion Press Operators details:

  • Operates and navigates with the extruder computer control systems

  • Operates the polymer feed system and troubleshoots to eliminate feed problems

  • Starts up, manage and run the operation of six or more extruder machines running at the same time

  • Tests fiber denier and perform tray testing as required and when necessary troubleshoots process equipment and takes appropriate corrective actions

  • Monitors equipment through measured checks of speeds and temperatures

  • Makes appropriate process changes using the extrusion process specification and troubleshooting guide in conjunction with directions from Supervisors

  • Loads fiber in ovens at required intervals

  • Records production data for tracking and evaluating run yield trends, actual yield, and audit progression

  • Weigh and record data to track polymer usage

  • Maintains accurate and legible documentation

Shift Hours 7pm-7am, 3-2-2 schedule

Monomer Polymer Process Technician details

  • Experience with at least one extrusion operation with working knowledge of at least two molding or sutures manufacturing operations.

  • Working knowledge of finishing operations for absorbable monofilament and multifilament sutures

  • Procure raw materials for monomer/polymer trials

  • Perform processing as required for monomer/polymer analysis.

  • Maintain accurate records of studies and provide general statistical analysis of results.

  • Working knowledge of all monomer/polymer processes.

  • Working knowledge of all monomer/polymer defects and classifications.

  • Practical knowledge of extrusion and/or injection molding processes and the effects that polymers have on them

  • Working knowledge of process instrumentation and controllers with basic knowledge of PLC's.

Shifts: 2nd shift: 3pm-11pm or 4pm-12midnight

3rd shift: 11pm-7am or 12midnight-8am


  • High school education, G.E.D. or equivalent skills, experience, or training.

  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting experience

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Set-up, operation and maintenance of manufacturing equipment.

  • Experience with test equipment, measurement and inspection devices including microscopes, gauges, optical comparators, dial indicators, scales and micrometers

  • Basic math skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percent, and fractions.

  • Department safety and GMP procedures

  • Working knowledge of basic hand tools

  • Working knowledge of shop math

The local offices of Kelly Services do not represent the above position, please apply online for immediate consideration. Please contact me at if you are interested in this opportunity or if you may have any questions.

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