Inteplast Group PODA- Extrusion Technician in Dalton, Georgia

Description/Job Summary

Extrusion Technician

*Description/ Job Summary *

  • Responsible for safety, quality and production of assigned line

  • Maximize throughput in accordance with operating instructions and/or SOC s

  • Maintain and monitor gauge profile control in accordance with plant objective

  • Ensure correct resin formulations in accordance with SOC s

  • Fill out material consumption according to docket and enter in the system

  • Initiate timely line adjustments to correct quality issues, in accordance with operating procedures and/or troubleshooting manuals

  • Closely monitor all extrusion functions to ensure that line is running within required operating conditions

  • Take line data to verify settings according to SOC s for product being run

  • Maintain frequent contact with rear on line operations to ensure compliance with operating procedures and SOC s

  • Assist adjoining line, as needed, to maximize productivity

  • Properly maintain and care for equipment. Notify Sr. Technician of any maintenance issues requiring immediate attention

  • Initiate maintenance work orders on items that need to be addressed on future outages

  • Housekeeping: ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly, complying with daily housekeeping requirements checklists

  • Overtime as required

  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Sr. Extrusion Technician

  • Provide cooperative support for QC lab requirements in testing procedures

  • Support Process Department to meet plant and departmental goals

  • Assist in training of Winder Operators

  • Attends site training classes

  • Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices

  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required

  • Able to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace

Preferred Skills

  • Minimum 1 year experience in extrusion department

  • P.C. knowledge

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency at winder operator level

  • Required Education*

  • High school graduate or GED


Set up and operate Extruders and Extrusion Machinery

Monitor Extruder Paramenters

Periodic qulaity checks on Extruded product

Complete daily productivity reports

Participate in productivity improvements and scrap reduction initiatives

Follow all Safety Rules

Communicate well with others

Required Skills

Communicate well with Supervision and Co-workers

Preferred Experience

Two years of Plastic Extrusion Experience (blown film preferred)

Required Education

High Schoool Diploma or GED

Preferred Education

Two years of higher education (vocational and/or industrial)