SENIOR EXTRUSION OPERATOR

We are currently looking for a Senior Extrusion Operator who will be responsible to oversee and lead efforts for quality and productivity improvements in order to meet the production target and optimize uptime in a 24/7 operation. The ideal candidate will have experience at coordinating work, trouble shooting, equipment maintenance and repairs while ensuring

Job Profile

The Senior Extrusion Operator will be responsible to oversee and lead efforts for quality and productivity improvements in order to meet the production target and optimize uptime in a 24/7 operation. The ideal candidate will have experience at coordinating work, trouble shooting, equipment maintenance and repairs while ensuring safe and efficient production.

Employment Conditions

  • Must be available 24/7 as per Extrusion Department needs and requirements.
  • Perform in a multi-functional team environment.

Key Functions

Production Activities

  • Assist the Extrusion Operations Director with the production planning and priorities.
  • Responsible for shift production, report production results and analyze data.
  • Identify problems, suggest viable solutions and apply corrective actions within the scope of responsibility.
  • Perform process troubleshooting when issue is identified.
  • Ensure adequate supplies, inventory control and delivery of material.
  • Ensure completion of equipment maintenance (die & screw servicing, calibration of load cell, pneumatic valve/cylinder change and repair).
  • Responsible for quality testing and to compile results.
  • Responsible for implementing and updating operating procedures on equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Personnel Supervision

  • Facilitate integration of new employees.
  • Play a role model, coordinate tasks, training (transfer knowledge) and communicate the production efficiency standards.
  • Responsible of the personnel training on equipment, safety and extrusion operations.
  • Communicate performance expectations to the team members.
  • Assist with the teams’ organization and replacement as needed.
  • Abide by and enforce established policies and procedures.

 Experience and Job Requirements

  • Must have Diploma in Plastics OR 3 to 5 years of experience required of hands-on experience on 3-layer co-extrusion Blown film.
  • Electronic based experience or education would be considered an asset.
  • Must have understanding of plastic materials such as primary HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE and PP.
  • Experience with Extrusion machine repairs.
  • Experience in resin handling and inventory control of Plastics raw materials, additives & color master batch.

Skills

  • Ability to write, present and explain reports and work instructions pertaining to all phases of the operations. (efficiency monthly status report, scrap, process improvement, etc.)
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work effectively with people at all levels.
  • Proactive: Ability to anticipate potential problems and plan solutions.
  • Rigorous and attention to details.
  • Share knowledge to train and act as a coach.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • English speaking and writing skills are required.
  • Proficiency with technologies (computer skills).

NELMAR Offer

NELMAR Offers excellent careers for talented individuals. Considering the rapid growth of the security packaging industry, an ever-expanding client base and a preference for internal promotion, the opportunity to climb NELMAR’s corporate ladder has never been greater.

  • Competitive Salary commensurate with experience ranging from $22 to $26/h.
  • All hours worked over the normal work week (40 hours) will be paid with a 50% premium in addition to the regular hourly rate (time and a half).
  • Comprehensive individual and family benefits coverage (extended health care, dental and vision care, long-term disability benefits, travel and life insurance).
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan with employer contribution.
  • Paid personal/sick days.
  • Fully equipped fitness facility.
  • Stimulating work environment in an ultra-modern design facility.
  • Vertically integrated company.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to cv@nelmar.com

Please take note that only the selected candidates will be contacted.

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