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Extrusion Operator

Aurora, OH 44202

Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 10066 Pay Rate: 30.00

Job Description

Vector's manufacturing partner located in Aurora, OH, is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. They have a current opening for an Extrusion Operator to join their team.

Available Shifts:
Days  3a-3p
Nights   3p-3a
Work Mon-Thurs, get Fri/Sat/Sun off!
Payrate: $21-$33/hr., depending upon skills.  Plus a shift differential for night shift of $.75/hr.

Job Summary:
Responsible for setting up and operating extrusion machines to produce products with specific requirements and properties. Monitor and adjust machine settings, troubleshooting issues, and ensure the quality and consistency of the output. Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning tasks on the machines and maintain accurate production records.

  • Performs setup and operates extruder to produce product according to quality, production, and customer requirements.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and other production related issues.
  • Detects and solves problems related to product quality, aesthetics, and/or contamination.
  • Adjusts machine components to regulate speeds, pressures, temperatures, quantities, dimensions, and flow of materials or raw materials.
  • Records and maintains production data
  • Assists with preventive maintenance activities
  • Assist in training other team members
  • Inspects quality of equipment before production beings and continuously checks quality of the line as product is produced using required QC equipment such as but not limited to calipers, rulers (in, mm and m), and comparators.
  • Ensures material meets customer requirements
  • Completes all required paperwork and forms
  • Update Daily Management System at the end of each shift; provides daily communication to coworkers, maintenance, leads, and management team members.
  • Participants in continuous improvement activities
  • Completes a minimum of one safety behavior observation/near miss report each month
  • Position requires flexibility to include shift changes and overtime; must be able to work, weekends, holidays, and overtime, as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years of extrusion experience
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Assist co-workers in the use of equipment.
  • Trustworthy with confidential information.
  • Systems and process approach to problem solving
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to read and properly use a ruler
  • Basic shop math skills

Meet Your Recruiter

Tim Bleich

Tim attended Ohio State and has a background in sales. In 1992, Tim founded Vector Technical with a mission to partner with companies and candidates dedicated to “Finding the Right Person the First Time”. In 2015, Tim was named Entrepreneur of the Year in addition to a Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Award recipient in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. Vector won the ASA Genius Award in 2018 for our Social Media Program. Amvets named Vector Employer of the Year for our efforts in veteran hiring. Vector was also honored by the Ohio Senate for our dedication in hiring Veterans. Tim is father to three children and an active member of the Cleveland Rotary. Tim is passionate about The Ohio State Buckeyes and a lifelong Cleveland sports fan. Tim enjoys the outdoors and is an avid cyclist.

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