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    Assistant Operator

    Assistant Operators support the Extruder Operators in running the extrusion lines to required specifications in order to meet or exceed B&F's and the customers' expectations.



    • Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions

    • Be mechanically inclined

    • Ability to accurately use micrometers, tape measures, calipers, etc

    • Ability to learn activities associated with the extrusion process of thermoplastic materials

    • Operate fork lift safely


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Follow the work order and customer requirements

    • Learn how to set-up and operate equipment to provide desired product properties and

    provide back up when the Extruder Operator is not available

    • Learn B&F's acceptance level for product surface characteristics and conduct visual checks as required

    • Check gauge, dimensions, bias, flatness, color, orientation and/or dyne as required and

    understand how to make process adjustments to maintain product within specifications

    • Assist in training employees

    • Assist maintenance personnel

    • Keep work area clean to avoid contamination

    • Maintain safe working environment

    • Complete material control tags and packaging tickets when required

    • Package finished product according to B&F and customer requirements

    • Assist Maintenance in machine, roll changes, clean up and repair

    • Perform other duties as assigned

    • Operate grinders

    • Build skids and operate nail gun and saw

    • Operate square cutter


    Physical skills required:           

    Lifting requirements

    100 lbs. up to 33% of the time with assistance

    50 lbs. - 34% to 66% of the time

    25 lbs. - 67% to 100% of the time