Extrusion Operator

Partnered Staffing - Kelly Services
 Santa Rosa, CA

Company Description

Kelly Services is looking to hire several Site Logistics Operators/Material Handlers in Knoxville, TN for an industry leading chemical company. For this opportunity, you could be placed as a Chemical Finished Product Operator or a Polymers Packaging/Warehousing/Shipping Operator on a long-term, indefinite assignment. You will be working with chemicals and should be comfortable doing such - either with previous experience or the willingness to learn.

Job Description

Support Cardio Vascular R&D Extrusion department by supplying clean tooling to the extrusion lines and partaking in the disassembly and reassembly of extruders.

Available Shifts:

3:00 PM – 11:30 PM

11:00 PM – 7:30 AM

Position Responsibilities:

Follow all Process Instructions, Specification Boards, SOP s, DOP s, Quality Policy and other related documents

Identify/communicate equipment/setup issues and provide status updates to Engineers/Supervisor/Peers.

Prepare resins per Mix Resin procedure.

Calibrate transducers and start purging the extruder.

Maintain 5s and utilize all lean tools.

Machine breakdowns and set ups

Operate all burn room equipment and hand tools.

Assemble parts and have quick change die carts ready for break downs.

Make sure crosshead, extrusion line, and all equipment are aligned and straight.

Operate the ultrasonic cleaner system and subsequent filter cleaning.

Bubble test filters, bag and tag them, update filter inventory data base, and bubble point data base.

Tooling set-up

Define suitable tooling for extrusion requisition per DDR or DDB.

Select correct filters for runs.

Inspect damaged pin and dies. Remove damaged tooling from inventory.

Assemble bullets and hypo-tubes to make extruder pins.

Keep pin and die cart current with the availability board.

Inventory control of tools and equipment.

Clean and polish tooling, screws and extruder parts.

Inspect extruder parts for wear.

Assure the equipment is being handled properly at all times.

Understand and follow department procedures and quality policies.

Maintain an expected level of attendance and teamwork

Education Required:

High school diploma or GED.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

Extrusion and process troubleshooting.

Machine breakdowns and set-ups

2+ year of medical device manufacturing experience preferred

2+ year of mechanical experience preferred

2+ years of college or trade school preferred

Good organizational skills

Attention to detail

Ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisor

Basic knowledge of computers

Legible handwriting

Ability to work with small components

Ability to perform repetitive work

Familiarity with manufacturing safety and ergonomics

Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and have good manual dexterity.

The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, lift, push or pull light weight occasionally 5-20 pounds and reach with hands and arms.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include excellent eyesight and good color vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.

The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

On The Job Training:

Training conducted by a burn room trainer on a different shift may be required.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.