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Extrusion Machine Operator

Location: Baldwyn, MS, United States
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Remote Type: No Remote

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Description

As an Extrusion Machine Operator (A Shift) with Liberty Plastics, youll join a team of dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to safety & quality and take great pride in creating corrugated plastic solutions that protect and provide product security to a range of industries.

This full-time position will report on 1stshift to the Production Supervisor at our Liberty Plastics location in Baldwyn, Mississippi.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up and operate all downstream equipment to include, shearer, slitter, down stacker and winder.
  • Perform setups and changeover.
  • Follow instructions in SOPs and refer to them when problems arise
  • Refer to the spec sheet and ensure that the material meets all specifications including but not limited to: width, length, color, and any additives that can be verified.
  • Ensure that the proper size pallets are being used and all packaging procedures are followed as outlined in the spec sheet.
  • Perform quality check on every pallet and document on Quality checklist (refer to SOPs for proper procedure for tests)
  • Monitor quality
  • Record the weight of all pallets (rolls)and turn totals in to team leader per order
  • Tag and enter each completed pallet into inventory using RF gun (super backflush)
  • Report any quality issues to team leader.
  • Set knives to the appropriate size for upcoming orders following the spec sheet. (use required PPE when handling any sharp object)
  • Monitor machine performance including the web guide, trim grinders, wind-up roller, and conveyer belt. Report any issues to team leader.
  • Troubleshoot any minor problems as they arise. Seek team leaders assistance if needed.
  • Assist team members as needed
  • Ensure that all scrap is proper palletized and tagged as it is cleaned up.
  • Cross train in all positions in Extrusion department
  • Perform other duties as assigned by team leader.
  • Keep area clean, organized, and free of debris.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Ability to work well with others and apply effective communication skills.
  • You thrive in the speed and precision demanded in operating industrial equipment.
  • You embrace technological advancements, yet are grounded in fundamental mechanics.
  • You take pride in keeping a safe, clean and organized work area.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience within a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to read work instructions (i.e. SOPs, Specs, etc.)
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts
  • Must be able to work overtime as required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

PRODUCTION:

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.

  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in crowded spaces for 4+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to bend and stoop for 7+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to stand for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to walk for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to reach and grasp up to 6+ hours per shift

about our company:

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota,Liberty Diversified International (LDI)is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includesLiberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom SolutionsandQuarrix Building Products) and Safco.

Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

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