Extrusion Setter / Operator

Posted on Oct 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Coalville, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£8 - £9 Annual
Full-Time
My client is a well established firm based in Coalville

They are now seeking an extrusion setter /operator to join their team on a 12 week temporary leading to permanent basis

The role will involve 3x 11.5 hour shifts on nights, plus overtime as required. Hours: 18.30 - 06.30, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

A 2 month training period will take place on a day shift which will consist of 3x 12.5 hour shifts, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 06.00 - 19.00

This position will be responsible for the operation of multiple extrusion lines used to extrude various tubing specifications for a cross section of applications. This position requires the safe operation, start-up, set-up, troubleshooting, shutdown and maintenance of equipment. Controlling the flow of raw material supply, maintaining the performance of the production line and monitoring and maintaining quality. Must be able to adjust extrusion lines to meet size specification, resize jobs and operate extrusion machinery and auxiliary equipment in a safe and effective manner. Must understand and perform related tasks such as finished part inspection, material identification and handling, data collection and input and meet all related requirements for documentation and traceability.

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Set-up extrusion lines according to precise customer specifications.

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Set-up, operate and troubleshoot all equipment: extruder, controls, cooling baths, coilers, laser gauges, etc.

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Identify and install appropriate tooling such as pins, dies, heads, screens, etc.

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Weigh and mix materials according to production work order.

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A good understanding of polymer compounds and additives will be an advantage.

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Complete product traceability: logs, production reports, data entry, etc. as required to document process activities.

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Daily and weekly planned maintenance of all equipment.

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All other duties as assigned.

Requirements

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Experience in a plastics environment preferred (extrusion, injection moulding etc.).Experience in a plastics environment preferred (extrusion, injection moulding etc.).

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Strong mechanical aptitude, along with troubleshooting / problem solving skills.

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Basic Mathematical skills, including units of measure, fractions and decimals.

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Computer knowledge is beneficial.

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Must be able to frequently lift / move up to 15Kg and occasionally lift / move 25Kg.

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Forklift experience is preferred, training will be given to the right candidate.

Salary:

£8.50ph Days

£9.24ph Nights

+ Annual bonus & pension scheme

Reference: 210733412

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