• Corporate Process Development
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • Full Time

General Summary:

The TFE Extrusion Technician will be responsible for technically maintaining production in a defined area of the facility.  This would include troubleshooting and correction of process failures, overseeing extruder assembly, understanding of tooling, overseeing extruder startup, ensuring best practice sheets are being recorded properly.


TFE Extrusion Technicians should be technically competent in running multiple materials, process configurations, and different sizes/types of extruders.  To be considered for TFE Technician, a candidate would be required to meet the following minimum list of requirements.  Meeting all of the requirements below does not ensure promotion to the position described.  A number of other factors such as work ethic, attendance, and communication skills will be evaluated.    


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install proper tooling, load, run and monitor extruder with minimum downtime.
  • Make pre-forms out of resin as specified on order card.
  • Measure and maintain correct wall thickness of tubing.
  • Keep tooling and machines in good working condition.
  • Polish and straighten tooling on lathe.
  • Keep work area clean and free of debris.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintain good communications within the department.
  • Assist with tooling & set ups.


NOTE:  This list may have additions or subtractions made at any time. Zeus reserves the right to add, remove, or substitute requirements at any time based on business conditions, changing technology, or other business needs.  Additions and subtractions are directly communicated to the Technician seeking competency completion.


Must meet the Technician proficiency within 18 months from start date.   If training is incomplete within 18 months then the employee may be disqualified from proceeding in the Technician program and will return to manufacturing shop-rate pay. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Minimum of one year hands-on experience in operation of Secondary processes
  • WorkKey/WIN Score Requirements:
  • Math Score needs to be a 4 or greater
  • Reading Score needs to be a 4 or greater
  • Locating Information - Score needs to be a 4 or greater
  • Wiesen score of 40 or better from Entry Level
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Hands on



Disclaimer Statement:  Job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities required, but a description of the job's most important elements.  Nothing in this description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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