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Line Operator- B shift (8P-8A)

Company: PolyPipe, LLC
Location: Erwin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:The Line Operator is responsible for physically operating an extrusion line in a way that ensures all products are produced free from cosmetic and physical defects, and are within manufacturing tolerances. The Line Operator is responsible for the quality of the product run and adjusts and documents operating conditions to produce the highest attainable quality of pipe in a safe and efficient manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESKnows and understands the quality and material requirements for all products being producedMonitors operating parameters of product and extrusion equipment to confirm that product materials and quality requirements are being met Starts production lines and makes necessary adjustments to process conditions and to extrusion equipment including the extruder, die, water, and vacuum tankMonitors cooling system (both vacuum and spray) to ensure proper operation, which includes, but is not limited to, water levels within the vacuum tank, proper flow and spray pattern in spray tanks, and water temperature. Maintains accurate documentation of all product dimensions on production reports and accurately tracks Lost Production Hours including the reasons for lost timeEnsures all unused tooling is returned to the tool roomCoordinates required tooling changes with other operators that have responsibilities on the lineEnsures pipe is marked with proper print line as specified in the quality manualFollows all company-standard and position-specific safety requirements, and reports any unsafe working conditions or broken equipment to the Extrusion Supervisor/Production ManagerPerforms any other duties assigned by Supervisor and/or Production ManagerRequirements:EDUCATIONAL AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or 1 year extrusion experienceAbility to read and write EnglishAbility to perform simple math, add, subtract, multiply, divide and take measurementsKnowledge and understanding of the job duties of Downstream Operators, Material Handlers, and Reel BuildersKnowledge and understanding of the smooth core procedures and operationValid lift truck/forklift licenseWorking knowledge of extruders, printers, reelers, vacuum systems, chiller systems, resin systems, pullers, quality control standards, and product specificationsOCCUPATIONAL AND/OR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Attendance is an essential part of the jobUnderstanding of paperwork procedures and documentation requirementsFamiliarity with inventory procedures for raw materials used in extrusionAbility to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistanceAbility to climb ladders, listen to equipment, look for defects and sense temperature changes in the finished productAbility to move from one area to another by stepping over and/or bending under objectsWORKING CONDITIONS:Manufacturing floor environmentMay include outside conditions on top of railcars or silos in all types of weatherPI201804500

Keywords: PolyPipe, LLC, Asheville , Line Operator- B shift (8P-8A), Other , Erwin, North Carolina

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