Plastic-Film Extrusion Machine Operator
Job ID: 00000258
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Employer: Workvantage

Job Category: Plastic-Film Extrusion Machine Operator

Work Location: Canada

Gender: Both

Expiration: Jul 25, 2024

Job Description:

• Troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment
• Weigh resins, colorants and other chemicals according to formulae
• Monitor and inspect quality of material produced
• Place weighed materials in mixing machines
• Unload mixture into container or conveyor for further processing
• Set up and operate calendar machines to transform plastic bales or slabs into continuous sheets or films
of specified thickness
• Set up and operate extruding machines to extrude plastic compound through a nozzle or die
• Change dies on extruding machines according to production line change
• Prepare and change molds and adjust equipment for production line change
• Safe operation of a three-layer/and or mono-layer blown film extrusion system
• Make extruder adjustments according to already established working methods to maximize productivity
• Make order changes
• Ensure the quality of the finished product while following all health and safety rules
• Perform continuous quality checks throughout production runs
• Follow a 'clean as you go' policy keeping all areas tidy on site to ensure compliance with BRC food safety
standards
• Monitor machine performance, maintain output, quality and waste targets whilst keeping downtime to a
minimum
• Must have single handedly operated machines, specifically mono layer and 3 layer blown film extrusion
machines. Preferred:
1-Worked on W&H 3 layer and 5 layer blown film lines (Optimex,Varex)
2-Worked on Reifenhauser single/monolayer or triple layer blown film line

Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary school is required. Diploma in plastics technology is a strong asset.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the blown extrusion industry and co-extrusion is required as an OPERATOR (recent years). Operating machines such as Windmöller & Hölscher (Optimex,Varex) and Reifenhäuser. Monolayers, 3, 5, 7, 9 layers.
  • Driver's License is an asset as they would not be near any residential areas.

Requirements:

  • Passport
  • Certificate of Employment
  • Diploma / Certificate

 

Absolutely No Placement Fee

NO FEES IN ANY FORM AND/OR PURPOSE WILL BE COLLECTED FROM THE APPLICANTS. BEWARE OF ILLEGAL RECRUITERS AND HUMAN TRAFFICKERS!