• Columbia Plant
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • Full Time

General Summary:

Development 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, maintaining damaged tooling, overseeing extruder startup, insuring best practice sheets are being recorded properly, and running of special R&D type projects.

**2nd Shift**

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
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page

Image Map

Logo Contact us Order Free Samples Careers Company Markets Products Materials Resources Services