Extrusion Operator Assistant in LaFayette, GA at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    LaFayette, GA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/20/2021

Job Description

Euclid Chemical is looking for Extrusion Helpers that are reliable, motivated and understand how their efforts impact critical areas of production.

Euclid Chemical is a fully owned subsidiary of RPM International (NYSE: RPM), one of the world's largest coatings companies. For more than 110 years, Euclid Chemical has supplied construction and restoration markets with treatments, sealants, coatings, sealers, and decorative products.

Euclid Chemical offers a world-class benefits package that includes but is not limited to:

  • Employee Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Matching 401k
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous vacation and holiday time
  • Balance of on-site/remote working arrangements (post training period).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The Extrusion Helper assists Extrusion Operators as needed with line operation; die head changes, monitoring line controls, and making any adjustments as needed.

  • Operate Accumulator and Twister Machines for making bobbins of Fiber
    • Threading accumulator and twisters of fiber from end of extrusion line to equipment
    • Operate machine within operating procedure and adjust equipment settings as appropriate
    • Doffing of 18# bobbins off twister approximately every 13 minutes
    • Palletize bobbins
    • Keep Machine clean and free of debris
  • Extrusion Lines 4, 5 & 6
    • Pull tow (fiber ends) while operator is threading the line
    • Coil fiber ends while operator is tying fiber ends to fiber ends in accumulator
    • Separating fiber ends in combs once extrusion line is in production
  • Extrusion Lines 2 & 3
    • Pull sheet while operator is threading the line and the Cutter .
    • Tying fiber ends in after line is in production
    • Pack down cut fiber in Gaylord boxes
  • Extrusion Line 1
    • Assist operator in pulling fibers from spin beams to first roll stand
    • Pull tow while operator threads tow into Cutter.
  • Housekeeping
    • Sweeping
    • Trash disposal
  • Prompt Response to Extruder Line HELP Audible Alarms
  • Forklift Operation
  • Adherance to established safety procedures

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or up to one month related experience or training.
  • Previous experience working within manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with fork-lift operation

Key Competencies:

  • Communication Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Mathematical Skills: ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; ability to perform operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance- utilizing appropriate measurement tools.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

  • Daily standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reaching with hands and arms.

  • Occasional climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling, and talking and/or hearing.

  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

  • Frequent exposure to working near moving mechanical parts.

  • The noise level for this job is moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.