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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.




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


· 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 :
 Requirements: 



 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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