Extrusion Line Operator


High School diploma or equivalent, basic reading and math skills. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.


  • Be sure that safety rules are followed according to Extrusion Operation Work Instructions.
  • All aspects of the Extrusion Line are in proper working order prior to each start up.
  • All aspects of the job are fully understood prior to start up.
  • Line Set-up according to required Line Specification Parameters.
  • Attain all Product Characteristics according to Line Specification Parameters.
  • Continually Inspect Product Characteristics to ensure conformance to requirements, for variation trends, and make adjustments to prevent unnecessary nonconforming product.
  • Continually Monitor Extrusion Line Process to maintain process control and prevent line interruption due to process variation.
  • Ensure product is packaged according to Line Specification requirements and that product is arranged to prevent damage and/or distortion.
  • Document Product/Process data as required according to the Line Specification
  • Maintain Extrusion Line work area is neat and orderly.
  • Effectively communicate process/product issues to supervisors and co-workers.


Must be able to use/operate:

  • Dial calipers
  • Shadowgraph Drawing
  • Optical Comparator
  • Durometer gauge
  • Plug Gauges
  • Tape Measure
  • Taper Gauge
  • Air Machines
  • Auto Fly Cutters
  • Chop Cutter
  • Gram Scale
  • Drive Fork lift


Supervisors, Leads, Co-workers, Management.


Based on Experience, Competence and Reliability.