Cookies
We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website.
Accept All Cookies
Find out more
Cookie Portal
Manage and find out more about the cookies used on this website.
View Cookie Settings
Read Cookie Policy

Accept All Cookies and Close
Close Without Saving
< Back
This website has 3 types of cookies:
Your preferences will not take affect until the next page loads or this page is reloaded.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Feature Cookies
Performance Cookies
Save and Close
< Back
< Back
Cookie Policy
< Back

Extrusion Operatives

Tewkesbury

Reporting to: Shift Leader

Main Purpose of Role:



To pack profile, identifying quality problems and highlighting to the Shift Leader. Undertakes a range of quality testing. To learn how to extrude profile to the required quality and safety standards on a small number of extruders.



Multiple positions are available. 





Responsibilities:






  • To pack profile to agreed packing standards

  • To identify quality problems, highlighting quality concerns immediately to the Shift Leader. To undertake a range of quality tests in line with agreed procedures.

  • To prepare an extruder to run, ensuring all relevant materials and equipment are available and the extruder is started in line with agreed procedures, and pre-start checks are completed.

  • To start and run an extruder in line with agreed procedures, ensuring minimal scrap and that profile is produced to agreed quality standards.

  • Undertakes tool changes with minimal supervision.

  • To record accurately and timely all production and quality information required.

  • To ensure all safety and housekeeping standards are adhered to.

  • To undertake the training required to progress from a Trainee Operator to Operator, demonstrating successful completion of the required modules within agreed timeframes.





Technical Competence:




  • Demonstrates competence in packing to agreed protocols

  • Identifies quality problems in a timely manner and can undertake the range of quality testing expected of a Trainee operator

  • With minimal supervision can start and run an extruder in the correct manner, producing good quality product with minimal scrap. Can freeze down a line.

  • Successfully undertakes tool changes.

  • Completion of daily paperwork at correct times to agreed standards

  • Completion of quality checks during each shift to agreed standards

  • Working towards completion of Extrusion training programme



Skills and Knowledge:




  • Previous production experience, ideally in a shift-based environment

  • Mechanical aptitude is desirable

  • Demonstrates a drive for continuous learning and has the aptitude to learn

  • Demonstrates strong focus on safety and housekeeping in all activities

  • Team player, with ability to communicate at all levels

  • Attention to detail, accurate and numerical

  • Reliable and punctual



Impact on Customer:




  • Direct impact. An Operator is responsible for the extrusion of good quality profile for the customer.