Extruder Technician

SUMMARY At Quanex Building Products Corporation in Greenville, TX you will be responsible for working with team members to improve plant safety, quality, 5S and efficiency metrics. Operates extrusion lines and works with other operators and trainees to increase skill sets using operator levels as a guide. RESPONSIBILITIES Looks for training opportunities to increase the experience level of all production employees. Helps develop standard work procedures for operator tasks. Trains new operators on taking proper quality checks and using quantum. Front line trainer for new operators on Safety, Quality, 5S and TPM responsibilities. Identifies root causes of scrap and works on corrective action plans. Responsible for signing off on all FA samples in supervisor absence. Promotes continued improvement in customer quality and scrap efficiency by using quality variance and tool work order procedures. Trains employees on all aspects of running an extruder, startup, shutdown, changeover, color change and trouble shooting. Uses and develops 5S procedures to help keep production floor clean and organized. Provides support and training in peripheral warehouse areas such Fills in when Supervisor is on vacation or absent. EDUCATION / REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Two or more years experience operating extruders. Needs to have current CPR/First Aid Training card. Must possess strong leadership skills. Mechanically inclined with excellent troubleshooting skills. Ability to follow both written and verbal directions. Certified on forklift, scissor lift and overhead crane. Must be able to work any shift. (either 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 7:00 am) Must be able to pass Extruder Operator Certification. Note: The position comes with a good base salary plus Excellent Benefits. EOE
Updated 25-Jun-2014
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