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Extruder Operator Day Shift!

Location : Leominster, MA
Job Type : Temp/Contract

Job Title: Extruder Helper 


Pay Rate: $14.00


Schedule: 5:00 am-5:00 pm Rotating Shifts 


POSITION SUMMARY: Tends extrusion machines in a continuous production/processing operation of wire and cable products. Follows production/process specifications as directed and adheres to established procedures and safety guidelines to meet daily goals and objectives.


· Reads Shop Order and Manufacturing Specification to determine machine set-up, materials required, and quantity to run.

· Verifies raw materials delivered, to the Manufacturing Specification.

· Sets temperature profile on extruder appropriate for material to be run.

· Selects tip and die and installs into crosshead positioning to achieve concentricity.

· Strings up line, adjusting air pressure on dancers to control proper tension on wire.

· Adjusts extruder ratio and capstan ratio to achieve proper dimensions.

· Sets sparker to correct voltage.

· Puts capstan and take-up in proper gear ratio to run efficiently.

· Sets up ink jet printers when required. Inputting and checking print legends.

· Tests tensile and elongation and makes necessary adjustments to wire pre-heat or quench water temperature.

· Inspects start-up sample for conformance to specification and makes any necessary adjustments.

· Inspects each subsequent reel produced for dimensional conformance.

· Adjusts traverse settings on take-up to ensure a smooth package.

· Attaches production tag to conforming material.

· Attaches stop tag to non-conforming material.

· Records all completed work on Tally sheets and on Daily Machine Report.

· Performs all other responsibilities as assigned.




Required Qualifications :

 Adequate verbal and written communication skills.

· Basic math skills.

· Must be able to operate machinery in compliance with safety standards.

. Knowledge of Forklift Operation. 



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