Uponor Extrusion Operator - Days - $500 Hire On Bonus in Apple Valley, Minnesota
This position is tasked with the efficient and safe operation of different types of specialized extrusion equipment. This position is required to maintain accurate and legible production reports. Extrusion operators are responsible for machine set ups, changeovers, selecting dies and changing dies up to 10 per day. They are responsible for all quality related aspects of our internal and industry (UL, NSF) specifications prior to shipping or being ran through any secondary processes. Lack of attention to detail in this area could result in significant amount of product scrap, impacting quality yield, delivery and cost. Operators will handle basic troubleshooting of the various extruders and auxiliary equipment, conduct daily preventative maintenance checks, and elevate any issues to the Area Lead if they are not able to address it themselves. Safely operate forklift equipment to move pallets of product to proper location. Operators are expected to be active in our Continuous Improvement program to help make the business more successful. Shift: B Shift (days) 4 days on - 4 days off, 6am-6pm * $500 hire on bonus paid out after 6 months. Responsibilities: Safely operate computer-controlled equipment according to procedures, major processes include: perform die (tool) changes, changeovers, in-process checks and adjustments As reels fill to capacity, perform necessary reel changes per written procedures To verify product quality, accurately uses precision measuring devices to monitor pipe dimensions Accurately and legibly record all required data on production report (hardcopy or electronic) Maintain work area to company 6S standards by keeping all tools and equipment in designated areas; perform operator Preventative Maintenance on equipment Collect and submit Quality samples as required Seeks out opportunities to contribute to the business success through proactive involvement in lean initiatives.