Teknor Apex Company Operator Extrusion in Leominster, Massachusetts
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Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science, company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China and Belgium.
In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.
Due to company growth we are adding 12 extruder operator positions at our Leominster, MA location. 7pm - 7am
Join our team as an Extrusion Operatoryou will be responsible for the set up, run, monitor, and shut down twin screw extruders and dry blending equipment in a safe and responsible manner. Expected to follow specifications, manuals, use hand tools, power tools, and measuring and testing instruments. Duties include:
Extruder Machine Operations
Keeps accurate records and notes on production sheets.
Participates in routine QC testing
Maintaining and cleaning equipment and production area.
Adhere to proper and safe fork truck operation.
Communicate with shift leaders about processing problems and be able to troubleshoot and make necessary/permitted adjustments to fix them as well as document and communicate adjustments according to protocol.
Additional duties as required/ requested.
Available Shifts: 7pm - 7am
Qualifications & Competencies:
High School diploma or GED
Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
Familiarity with extruders is preferred.
Forklift experience a plus
Safe and responsible operation of manufacturing equipment
Basic math skills
Ability to troubleshoot processing problems
Attention to quality and detail.
Ability to communicate in English, verbal, read and write.
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
Attention to quality and detail
Must be able to lift up to 55lbs
12 hour shifts, 7pm-7am
Additional duties as required/requested.
Overtime is expected for vacation coverage
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
Handle machine parts weighing up to 50 pounds.
Handle bags with product weighing up to 55 pounds.
Remove tooling and properly reassemble using basic hand tools. Basic motor skills are required to perform the necessary mechanical aspects of this job in an efficient manner.
Tolerate summer heat of 15 degrees above outside temperatures.
Body agility to enable bending, stooping and lifting.
Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees. We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
Medical w/prescription drug coverage
Dental and Vision
401k w/company match
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Tuition Reimbursement Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Wellness Program
Competitive pay and bonus program- starting pay $15.00 per hour plus shift differential.
Job ID 2016-1790
Job Locations US-MA-Leominster