Experienced Extrusion Operator

Elkhart, IN 46516

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: General Labor Job Number: TM743164465

Job Description

IMKO Workforce Solutions is seeking an experienced swing shift supervisor for our client in Elkhart. Extrusion Operator Experience Required. 

Minimum of 2+ years prior extrusion lead experience is required.
Minimum of 3+ years of supervisory experience required in a manufacturing/factory setting.Job longevity a must to be considered.

Skills testing will be completed during the interview process, including, math and ruler measurements.
We are looking for a shift supervisor who can float between 1st and 2nd shifts, as needed. Both shifts run from 6:00 - 6:00. Attitude and flexibility are everything.


The Extrusion Lead Operator is responsible for efficient production of XLPE Foam using approved processes. The operator is assigned a film line based on experience and shift need and is responsible for day-to-day operations of that line.

Essential Functions
Duties can include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for checking quality of their line at shift change and on an hourly basis.
  • Enters all production information into ERP (computer system) as necessary
  • Ensures that packaging is being done per the correct customer packing specification.
  • Oversee the testing of treatment, gauge and width specifications.
  • Provide samples to the QA Lab for testing.
  • Check blenders at shift and order changes.
  • Ensure there is a documented 1st piece check sheet for each change over.
  • Must verify all line paperwork is complete and accurate.
  • Make sure all employees have the required PPE; work zone housekeeping is maintained throughout the shift; and all operators follow all safety policies.
  • Responsible for reporting any defective equipment or safety hazards to Plant Manager.
  • Maintain production rates while maintaining a quality product.
  • Responsible for preparing for upcoming order changes at least 2 hours in advance.
  • Assist others when needed.

Required education and experience
  • Basic computer skills (operating system, email, etc.)
  • Highschool Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 2+ years prior extrusion experience and 3+ years of prior supervisory experience
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Preferred education and experience

 3+ or more years of prior extrusion experience preferred


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