Extrusion Production Operator 3rd Shift


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Located in Lewiston, ME

Salary: $15.00 - $16.00 p/hr. DOE

A local company is seeking a Extrusion Production Operator for its Lewiston, ME. location.

Job Summary

The Extrusion Production Operator will work from verbal/written instructions for the operation of extruder and blending equipment. The Production Operator may be required to operate multiple extruders simultaneously. The Production Operator operates as a team player to assist in meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Mix and/or blend materials to be used in production
  • Setup of extruder, water bath, pelletizer, classifier, weighing and packing equipment
  • Select proper feeds, speeds and temperatures from material history in computer system and process order
  • Seal, stencil and/or label containers of finished product and move to designated area
  • Run mixers and or hoppers as assigned
  • Transfer blended material into specified containers
  • Use appropriate handling equipment to load machines and move finished material
  • Use production orders and formula sheets. Monitor operation of blenders, feeders and extruding equipment
  • Maintain 5S Cleanliness of work area
  • Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules
  • Accurately maintain necessary logs, data, or reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma (or GED) preferred, educational requirements may be offset with proven success in a substantially similar role and requisite years of business experience.
  • 1+ years related experience and/or training
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer knowledge
  • Experience with blending equipment and twin-screw extruders
  • SAP experience a plus

Full Time / Long Term 

Monday through Friday

3rd Shift: 9:00pm - 7:30am 

Pay: $15.00 - $16.00 p/hour DOE (Depending on Experience) 

Express Office: Portland
49 Dartmouth Street
Suite #1
Portland, ME 04101
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