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Extrusion Operator

Kelly Services

Centerville, IA
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Job Title Extrusion Operator

Jobid US2621SC_24406194

Location: Centerville, IA, 52544, USA

Description **Job Description**

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The Extrusion Operator will produce and inspect product by tending extruders, resin hoppers, and die. Operate machinery by setting up recipe of resins, machine controls per product specifications, and monitoring equipment used in manufacturing plastic.


Maintains continuous machine operations between shifts by reporting to assigned workstation prepared to assume production from previous shift at shift start.

Maintains continuous machine operations during shift by checking recipe of resins, monitoring machine settings, completing roll tickets, inputting production into Marshal, and packaging product.

Performs and is responsible for in-process and final on-line inspection and testing of manufactured product.

Ensures quality control requirements are met by reviewing all special instructions and requirements.

Documents machine settings and quality checks/tests.

Resolves production problems by altering minor machine set points; notifying shift operations specialist for assistance; if necessary, discontinue manufacturing operations until the problem is resolved.

Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Assist maintenance technicians in performing preventive maintenance as needed.


Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Able to read and interpret work instructions.

Able to perform basic math skills, document, and process required paperwork.

Able to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and other manufacturing personnel.

Able to effectively use tools, such as scissors, and safety knives to cut film.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to stand, walk up and down stairs for up to 12 hours per day. Must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds. Ergonomics are 95% standing or walking and 0% sitting and 5% using a keyboard. Must be able to communicate in order to instruct, train, or assist employees. Must be able to twist, turn, bend and work at a rapid pace. Must have 20/20 vision with correction for inspecting. Reasonable accommodations may be considered on a case by case basis.

Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.


Experience in a manufacturing facility preferred

Experience as a Machine Operator preferred

GED or high school diploma NOT required


Kelly offers benefits!


Insurance including medical and dental

PerkSpot discounts on your favorite brands

...and more!

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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