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Plastic Extruder

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    £12 - 14 per hour

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    James Pask

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    01733 562303

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

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A leading plastic processing producers. Specialising within the plastic recycling market, to supply their clients with solutions for waste and similar associated needs.

These positions are on a temporary to permanent basis.

As the Extrusion Operator, your main responsibilities are

  • Safe operation of a pellet extruder/cleaning of extruder equipment, completing screen filter changes at the required rate, use of Masterbatch material
  • Provide quality samples at the specified rate [bulk density checks, visual checks of pellets]
  • Maintaining extruder output to the required standard
  • Housekeeping in the Extruder area - including ancillary process equipment
  • Record extruder process conditions, at the specified rate
  • Supervision of the Extruder assistant role [correct in feed material, recording of bag descriptions and numbers, safe operations]

Experience and Background for the Extrusion Operator

  • You will have 2-5 years machine operator background
  • Extrusion, blown film, injection moulding, profile extrusion.
  • Mechanical appreciation of process equipment.
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (Health and Safety, Quality, Hygiene, PPE and Production).
  • Ensure that all Quality Assurance checks are carried out to ensure that defective quality material does not reach the customer.
  • Has worked in a factory environment previously

Salary: £12.00-£13.00 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Peterborough PE1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)