Line Operator

Dura-Line Erwin, TN

* Monitor operating parameters of the extruders

* Make necessary adjustments to extruder, die, water, or vacuum on a production line to ensure the highest quality product attainable

* Ensure pipe is marked with proper printline as specified in Quality Manual

* Ensure pipe dimensions are within tolerance including wall thickness, outside diameter, length, and overall appearance. Inform Supervisor or Lead of any changes in specification of pipe

* Perform SDR and size changes including the setup and changeover of production lines with Supervisor or Lead

* Stack and/or bundle finished products

* Responsible for on-line Quality Control

* Responsible to document all dimensions of product on Production reports in a neat, accurate and timely format

* Maintain working environment free of unnecessary equipment and materials.

* Comply, support, and promote all safety Dura-Linepolicies

* All tasks assigned to you by your immediate Supervisor


* Ability to work in team environment

* Reliable, self-motivated and quick learner. Positive attitude.

* Prefer High School Diploma or GED equivalent


* 12 hours per day, 3-4 days per week. 90% indoors on the plant floor. Heat, dust, and noise. 10% outside. Current weather conditions.

* Stands 80-100% of the time. Must squat, bend or stoop as much as 25% of the time on some days.

* Must be able to operate hand and pneumatic powered strapping tools. Must also be able to utilize chains, slings and hooks. Must be able to operate keyboard on microprocessor equipment.

* Requires frequent lifting, holding and the use of hoses, which weigh approximately 15 pounds. Lifting objects weighing up to 60 pounds is required between 10 and 40 times a day.

* Pushing and pulling of pipe stalks and coils weighing up to 60 pounds is required

* May be required to climb stairs or ladder and work on elevated platforms. Involves getting into and out of lift trucks and other mobile equipment.

* Must be continually alert to mobile machinery. Must be able to cope with the pressures of extrusion equipment that runs continually in a 24 hour period. Must be able to understand and retain safety subject training.

* 1 year manufacturing production experience is preferred

Dura-Line is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer.