Lead Extrusion Operator

Grand Rapids, United States

Shifts Available:  All positions should expect some OT

6am – 2pm  – Monday through Friday

2pm – 10pm  – Monday through Friday ($2.50 shift differential)

10pm – 6am  – Monday through Friday ($3.50 shift differential)

6am – 6pm  – Saturday, Sunday, + 1 shift during the week  ($2.50 shift differential) 32 hours/week – paid for 40

6pm – 6am – Saturday, Sunday, + 1 shift during the week ($3.50 shift differential) 32 hours/week – paid for 40

Sign On: $1,500 (paying $500 on first paycheck; $1,000 after 90 days of employment)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, FSA, HAS, 401k with 50% match up to 6%, vacation, PTO, and national holidays

Education / Certifications:  H.S. Diploma or GED required

Required Experience: Must have previous extrusion operator experience to come in as a Lead. Will be leading the team of 8 when supervisor is not present. 

Preferred Experience: Previous Team Lead experience. Good overall team building/communication/people skills.

Reasons for disqualification: Must have H.S Diploma or GED, must be willing to left up to 50 lbs, must be willing to stand on feed for long periods of time, must complete a drug screen and pass, and must complete and pass a background check

Job Summary: To perform tasks necessary to retrieve orders from inventory, pack and verify quantity and labels.

Job Duties: 

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area/warehouse
  • Maintains a safe working environment by following environments by following all company safety policies and procedures and reports unsafe conditions and incidents
  • Maintains company's quality standards
  • Responsible for training employees
  • Computes amounts of stock and supplies required for operations, based on production schedules, and requisitions materials from storage area.
  • Supports plans flow of materials through department and develops physical layout of machines according to work orders
  • Communicates with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Directs/instructs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Maintains time and production records
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one to three years of experience preferred
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Ability to multitask and read production tickets
  • Ability to perform math calculations including fractions
  • Must be able to read tape measure, including micrometer
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to maintain production standards
  • Must be dedicated to continuous improvement

Must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, stretch, or stand for extended periods of time

Lead Extrusion Operator

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Lead Extrusion Operator

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