Job Title: Extruder Operator
Department: Production
Reporting to: Shift Production Manager

Shift pattern:
Week 1
Mon – Thurs 06:00-14:00
Fri 06:00-11:00

Week 2
Mon – Thurs 14:00 – 22:00
Fri 11:00-16:00

Main Function: Extrusion of materials of supply to HS Butyl Limited customers.

Main purpose of the job:

  • Manufacture of materials for supply to HS Butyl customers.
  • Ability to set up and operate specific machinery within the extruder area in a safe and effective manner.
  • To achieve the tasks set within the agreed time and effectively communicating progress to others.
  • Accurate recording of daily activity and material usage.
  • Participation in company wide and specific continuous improvement activities.

Specific responsibilities and activities:

  • Operation of extruder and ancillary equipment
  • Maintain run rates at 90% or above
  • Responsible for monitoring the quality of the product produced
  • Solely responsible for ensuring the end product meets the required quality specification
  • Cleanout of extruders and ancillary equipment
  • Ensuring working area is kept clean and tidy and free from obstacles affecting the safe working condition of others
  • Recording personal daily activity information
  • Accurate recording of all production statistics including materials produced, downtime, changeovers, and information directly attributable to the extrusion area

Personal Specification:

  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to interpret detailed work orders and quality information
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to be trained in operation of extruders and ancillary equipment
  • Operate as part of a manufacturing team