• TFE Extrusion
  • Gaston, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

Zeus is the world's leading polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovator. We have 55 years of experience in medical, aerospace, energy exploration, automotive, and fiber optics research and production. At Zeus we are "Turning polymers into possibilities." We believe in building collaborative relationships with customers to design, engineer and produce high performance polymer tubing. Our EPIC values of Excellence, People Integrity and Creativity are core to how we operate and lead every day.

We have an opportunity for TFE Machine Operators that are able to work the following shifts: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift

General Summary:

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

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.
  • Operator only runs one machine.
  • 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.

Zeus is a great place to work. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. Zeus offers an opportunity to join a very successful, family-oriented team. Our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none. We are a leader in our field and have great relationships with our customers and team members. Many of our team members are the best at what they do in the world. Our customers are leaders in their fields. Our products help save lives.

Continuous Improvement is a way of life at Zeus. Successful candidates will have a desire and ability to take our manufacturing process to the next level. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. You must possess the ability to work independently; and the desire to learn a variety of skills. The ability to communicate clearly is imperative, as is the ability to manipulate data using various software packages.

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
  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively; push/ pull approximately 11lbs., walk up and down stairs.
  • 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 including addition subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals. Must be able to read and write legibly.
  • 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.

We require WorkKeys Assessment test scores for all potential candidates. The tests required are Workplace Documents (score 3 or higher) & Applied Math (score of 4 or higher).

ACT WorkKeys Assessment - https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/workkeys-for-job-seekers.html

There are hundreds of locations licensed to provide WorkKeys assessment services.

Find a WorkKeys Test Center near you - https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/workkeys-for-job-seekers/shared/test-site-locator-form.html

You can also call the testing locations below specific to your area:


(803) 978-0204 Call to Register

Please attach your WorkKey scores to your application to be considered.

If you are unable to attach your Work Key scores to your application, please email them to ejenkins@zeusinc.com

Zeus is an exciting, innovative company that offers competitive pay and a great benefits package which includes one of the best medical plans in the area, an immediate 50% 401(k) match, dental, vision, paid vacation and even an on-site medical office.

We also offer ten paid holidays and an outstanding tuition assistance program.

Thanks for your interest in Zeus. We look forward to hearing from you.

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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