• Melt Extrusion
  • Orangeburg, SC, USA
  • Shop Rate
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

General Summary:

The Melt Operator will be responsible for machine operation. This would include troubleshooting, documentation, and quality of material.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Extrudes different fluorocarbon resins. Must set up all equipment needed to run product using setup cards provided.
  • Cleans melt tooling and puts extruders back together.
  • Writes legibly and keeps accurate records.
  • Keeps a clean, neat workplace.
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations.
  • Can follow instructions, both oral and written.
  • Labeling and preparing orders for shipping.
  • Some use of computer equipment is required.
  • Lifting and reaching up to a height of 72" approximately 60 pounds unit weight.
  • Standing/walking: Standing for sustained periods in the Melt area. Walking as necessary
  • Moving of equipment is required in most instances.
  • Safety equipment and rules must be used. Respirators, heat and solvent resistant gloves, safety glasses, and face shields.
  • Calculate Setups
  • Working with HOT tooling.  Temperatures of 450F+ are not uncommon.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • The ability to carry out oral and written instructions along with the ability to adapt to different situations
  • Physical condition demands being able to push, pull, lift, reach to height of 72", and handle hot material.
  • The employee must have the ability to perform inspection functions such as visual inspection to detect cosmetic defects and color differentiation of products
  • Must have basic mathematical skills (Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals).       Must think in terms of spatial dimensions, and be able to read and write legibly.
  • Standing for sustained periods in the general melt area.
  • Must be able to repetitively torque bolts to 110 ft-lbs.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Any unscheduled absence or tardy will have a negative impact on our ability to meet our production objectives
  • Physical aspects of the job are defined on the Physical Demands Analysis located in HR.


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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