Georgia Employer PLASTIC MACHINE OPERATOR in Eastanollee, Georgia

Job Summary:Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic materials into sheets, or structural shapes.Job Tasks: Measure and examine extruded products in order to locate defects, and to check for conformance to specifications; adjust controls as necessary to alter products. Change extruding machine setup according to production line changes. Trouble shoot, maintain, and make minor repairs to equipment. Monitor line for problems or defects in material Clean work areas Any other duties as asked by supervisor.Regulatory Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Prefer two years plastics extrusion expLanguage Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to read and understand equipment operation manuals, Material Safety Data Sheets, and other literature as required. Basic computer knowledge preferred. Good mathematics skills Troubleshooting Critical Thinking/Problem solvingPhysical Requirements:This position requires a moderate to high degree of standing, walking, stooping or kneeling, close eye work, reaching, pulling or pushing. Good hand dexterity, hearing, and vision are considered essential. A moderate to high degree of repetitive motions using right, left, or both hands and/or feet may also be required. Requires wearing personal protective equipment. Requires working indoors in environmentally non-controlled conditions. (Extreme heat)Work Activities: Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material Making Decisions and Solving Problems Performing General Physical Activities Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Judging the Qualities of Product Processing Information Handling and Moving Objects Operating Forklift, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment Getting Information Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings Controlling Machines and Processes measure, weigh, or count products or materials move or fit heavy objects use precision measuring tools or equipment read specifications operate metal or plastic fabricating equipment/machinery read technical drawings load or unload material or work piece into machinery perform safety inspections in manufacturing or industrial setting examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications