Kelly Services Manufacturing Operator in Plaquemine, Louisiana

Job Description

The position is in charge of one or more extrusion and/or manufacturing processes that produces PVC (polyvinyl chloride) materials into pipe. The position is responsible for the complete extrusion process from raw material to finished product including manufacturing standards, maintaining quality standards and documentation of all processes during their watch. The position is expected to support teamwork strategies and assist their co-workers to maintain all continuous improvement strategies.


-High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

-Position requires working 12-hour shifts.

-Position requires standing and walk on concrete floors.

-Position requires lifting, push and pull weights to 60 pounds.


Additional Experience:

  • Determine setup procedures and assist with installation of dies, machine screws and sizing rings.

  • Produce extruded pipe into of specified lengths and weights.

  • Operate and/or oversee saw to cut pipe to specified lengths.

  • Record hourly pipe readings such as:

o temperature

o weights

o wall thickness

o diameter

o length

  • Bundle pipe according to inventory/shipping specifications.

  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems.

  • Maintain housekeeping practices equivalent to plant standards.

  • Comply with all company safety, standards, rules and policies.

  • Start machines and set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings and temperature.

  • Compare colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with templates or samples.


  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and speak English.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.

  • Ability to apply technical skill to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving multiple concrete variables in standardized situations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual will perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested? Apply now for Immediate Consideration!!

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