Job Openings Extrusion Operator

About the job Extrusion Operator

We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals who have a mechanical aptitude and the ability to work a 12-hour, rotating schedule.

Pay Rate: $18 per hour


  • Sets-up and operates extrusion machine to produce high quality product
  • Monitors and records machine temperature, gauge settings and die openings
  • Monitors the color, dimensions, and uniformity of the material, making necessary adjustments to meet customer requirements
  • Changes jets, tees, and wipe packs as necessary
  • Inspects finished product to ensure production quality
  • Performs light maintenance on machine when needed
  • Monitor equipment operation, gauges, and panel lights to detect deviations from standards & adjust gauges, PLCs, and all other operational controls, to correct deviations
  • Adjust controls in order to activate, set and regulate equipment according to specifications
  • Do various lab techniques and sampling
  • Able to hook up CIP lines to cyclones, transitions, and fluid bed properly
  • Record gauge readings, test results, and shift production on quality and production documentation
  • Transport materials and products to and from work areas, manually, or by pallet jacks and forklifts
  • Weigh or measure specified amounts of ingredients or materials for batching, using devices such as scales and pumps
  • Clean, lubricate and maintain a sanitary condition of all processing equipment, utilizing chemicals, automatic and manual cleaning equipment
  • Conditions include exposure to constant or intermittent noise


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must speak English
  • Must be able to pass a 7-year background check
  • Must be able to pass a 5-panel saliva drug panel
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Must be able to read and understand computer screens
  • Must be able to perform a variety of math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions)
  • Must not be afraid of heights