Blown Film Assistant Extrusion Operators needed in Blythewood area!  Position is Temp-Hire! Must be able to work 12 hr. shifts - Day and Night shifts available.  6 to 6

Requirements: Must be mechanically inclined, able to complete basic math and able to read a measuring tape.
Essential Functions Statement(s)

Under supervision and direction operations a blown film extrusion line
Serves in an apprenticeship capacity with the first week of work spent training on extrusion line operation on the computer; eventually learn all aspects of extrusion line operations with maintenance time spent on the training computer as necessary; completes all assigned computer training certifications for an Extrusion Technician I and completesall assigned re-certifications
Enters blend data into the computerized control system with correct percentages and densities, utilizes next orders and recipes with guidance.
Completes setup/process control check sheet to insure accuracy of all process settings;
assures that set up procedures correspond with the work order and sales order.
Completes statistical process control documentation on the quality control check sheet and is certified to perform quality control procedures and documentation.
Assists in the packaging and labeling of finished film products, and can effectively perform the roll transfer procedure independently.
Able to navigate all functions of production scheduling computers.
Has an understanding of labeling and separating scrap product.
Has an understanding of thermolator operations.
Has an understanding of resin handling procedures, and ABS pumping systems.
Is able to set up film trim knives to proper web width and core alignments of all winders.
Identifies visual defects in film, i.e. gels, wrinkles, die lines, baggy film, scratches, cage marks, poor roll configuration, dull blades, etc. and will notify shift leader or lead extrusion
Can demonstrate a basic understanding of winder tensions.
Assists experienced operators in extruder set up and with product changeovers.
Can effectively drain resin from hoppers; change augers; perform screen pack, die lip
cleaning, trim knife setting and edge slitting procedures.
Assures a clean, safe work environment through regular housekeeping tasks.
Safely operates all power lifting devices and manual and powered pallet jacks (with the
exception of forklift operation.)
Conducts haul off start up procedure under supervision.
Performs adjustments to haul off settings, collapsing frame, side guides and bubble
centering ring.
Can perform all normal threading procedures of a blown film extrusion line
Can assist in primary nip cleaning procedure
Upon completion of certification tests can safely perform the following procedures or operate the following equipment:
  • Web guide
  • Die lip cleaning
  • Screen pack
  • Dosing units
  • Edge slitters
  • Web separation
  • Box pumping
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of trim systems operations
Effectively performs related duties as assigned.

Competency Statement(s)

Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.


High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required


This is a non-management position
This is a temp-hire position

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