• Extruder Operator

    ProAmpac Holdings, Inc.Rocky Mount, VA 24151

    Job #1165917296

  • To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Set and maintain gram weights/film gauge and film dimensions within specified QA guidelines.

    • Fills out appropriate processing conditions paperwork at the beginning of each shift.

    • Verifies current production blend is consistent with the control blend.

    • Monitors film treatment; opacities, surface defects, edge weave, and ensures smooth slitted edges on film rolls.

    • Records and monitors gauge profiles across the entire film web.

    • Ensures film rolls are consistently wound within specific roll hardness/variance tolerances.

    • Accurately fills out appropriate production/downtime paperwork.

    • Promptly prepares clean film samples for additional QA testing procedures during specified time intervals.

    • Monitors and maintains raw material levels such that blenders and ultimately the extruders don't run out of the necessary materials.

    • Performs routine maintenance on extrusion systems for his or her designated lines.

    • Performs roll changes including preparing cores and timing out winder cut-overs.

    • Prepares for and performs line changeovers efficiently while minimizing film scrap and/or raw material waste.

    • May be assigned other duties plant wide as time allows.

    • Work effectively with neighboring plant departments in a team environment to develop multi-functional solutions.

    • Maintain good house-keeping practices throughout the Extrusion department, particularly the operator's designated lines.

    • Perform job duties accurately so that other personnel and departments, and ultimately customers, receive correct information and/or product.

    • Adhere to Trinity Packaging safety policies and production procedures as included in the employee handbook to ensure safety for self and fellow employees and to ensure behavior is appropriate in the workplace.

    Key Competencies

    • Ethical Conduct

    • Problem Solving/Analysis

    • Technical Capacity

    • Communication Proficiency

    Work Environment

    Hearing protection, safety shoes and vision protection required. This role operates in a manufacturing environment with safety/health hazard potential. Employee is exposed to non-toxic/nuisance smells from chemicals, airborne dust, moving mechanical parts, high noise levels and hot/humid environmental conditions in the manufacturing area during extremely hot summer months.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk; hear; use hands/fingers to type, hold, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Vision capabilities including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds using devices if necessary. Employee is required to climb ladder/stairs as needed.