Extruder & Thermoforming Operators - Food Packing

Posted: 05/12/2023

General Summary

To monitor the machine operation processes while producing a variety of plastic materials used in the manufacturing of plastic food packaging.

  • Set up and operate High Tech Extruder or Thermoforming Machinery
  • Maintain machine operations to set standard
  • Doff Rolls and grind scrap
  • Ensure a high quality finished product by measuring and monitoring machinery and make adjustments as needed.
  • Makes minor adjustments/repairs to machine and reports to supervisor any major machine issues for escalation.
  • Maintain log book of machine activities
  • Update downtime reasons in computer system
  • Maintains good housekeeping according the SQF requirements
  • Ensures any custom labeling is carried out as required by customer.
  • May operate forklift as needed to transport packing supplies to and from area.
  • Performs other duties as required

Physical demands and working conditions

  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Lifting up to 50 lb. from floor to waist
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Frequent standing for 12-hour shift
  • Lighting is good and temperatures may vary depending upon external weather conditions.
  • Wears ear plus, safety glasses, hair and beard nets, and other safety PPE that is required per department