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Extruder Operator Training

Company: Saint-Gobain Corporation
Location: Williamsport
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description

Job Summary

Safety is of primary importance to this and all positions. The Extruder Operator Trainee is primarily responsible to pack product and assist in production line operations. They must be able to maintain a well-organized and clean work station as well as update required documentation to ensure a quality product. Dependability, reliability, as well as teamwork with co-workers is an essential part of this job. All operations will be under supervision from Helper Trainers and Supervisors during the training period.


* Perform job in a safe manner following all rules, regulations, and training. Perform daily safety inspections and report all unsafe conditions or Near Miss events immediately. Wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required, including designated PPE for Trainees. Use hand tools as intended. Follow all environmental and housekeeping requirements, properly dispose of trash, regularly sweep keeping material, oil and water off floors and keep contaminated material from entering process water system. Ensure that the line is cleaned during and prior to the end of the work shift.
* Package product per specification under supervision of Helper Trainers and Supervisors - make boxes, correctly code labels, properly configure and nest product, glue and secure packaging, configure and build product onto pallet, insert slip sheets, band product to pallet and insure that product is secure before warehousing.
* Assist in the operation of production lines. Assist in line checks and look for product defects. Manage pigment containers, regrind totes, ASA boxes, material hoses to the silos, daybins, and hoppers.
* Operate peripheral line equipment - online grinder, scrap cutter, and boxing table. Assist in clearing jam-ups of material from machine works, pull and segregate bacon strips, manage line sags, purge out lines, re-string lines, assist in product and color changes, assist in changing sizers, and properly segregate and rack regrind and isolate contaminated material to scrap. Ensure inventory of boxes, banding, glue, and labels is maintained on line. Change over boxing table during product changes.
* Perform to all quality expectations, isolate/ report all defects, ensure that the product meets all dimensional and cosmetic standards, abide by all ISO 9001 systems, adhere to all MADE standards and follow SPC guidelines under guidance of Helper Trainers and Supervisors

Required Qualifications

* Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly is essential.
* Communication (Oral) - Ability to communicate with Supervisor, Extruder Operator and Set-ups, co- workers and managers effectively is essential.
* Detail Orientated - Ability to note minute detail impacting product quality and packaging is critical.
* Honesty/Integrity - The trait of being truthful and credible within the workplace is essential.
* Organized - Ability to follow a systematic method to package product and build pallets, maintaining a clean, well organized work area and ensuring proper stock levels for boxes, bands, glue and labels is critical.
* Problem Solving - Ability to proactively find solutions or manage work related problems is important.
* Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy is essential.
* Team Building - Ability to convince coworkers to participate in safety, quality and service initiatives in effort to promote Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and capture cost savings is essential.
* Working Under Deadline - Ability to complete assigned tasks and maintain production output standards is critical.


High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)


Entry level position. Related manufacturing or trade school experience a plus. Use of hand tools and measuring devices helpful.

Additional Description

Company Summary

"What We Do Matters"

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Keywords: Saint-Gobain Corporation, Germantown , Extruder Operator Training, Other , Williamsport, Maryland

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