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Intralox®

Thermodrive Machine Operator - Ohio

Location:

Twinsburg, OH

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox

Hours

Days
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Intralox, LLC has an opening for a Machine Operator to work in the ThermoDrive Manufacturing Department based in Twinsburg, OH.  The Machine Operator will be primarily responsible for the safe start up, set up and operation of thermoplastic extrusion equipment.  This position reports to the ThermoDrive Manufacturing Manager.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide. Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. 

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset. 
We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

Responsibilities:

• Start up, set up, operate, and tend machine that extrudes thermoplastics to meet customer specifications and dimensions according to work orders.

• Load materials into extruder and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.

• Move controls to activate and adjust for extruding process.

• Observe machine operations, control boards, and gauges to detect any defective material or any machine malfunctions.

• Press the correct buttons to stop machine when processes are complete or when malfunctions are detected.

• Responsible for detailed completion of work orders and production reports.

• Operator must always be mentally alert on the machine.

• Training will include other duties on the production floor to help understand all positions and processes.

• Performs other duties and assignments as directed by management.

Requirements:

• Forklift driving experience

• Mathematical aptitude

• Ability to read/understand specifications.

• Ability to read measuring devices such as ruler, tape measure, caliper, dial indicator, micrometer and scale

• Manual dexterity and ability to use all hand tools in order to set up and operate extruder.

• Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50-100 pounds. (Over 50 lbs. with an assist).

• Frequent standing, walking and lifting.

• Follow written safety procedures

• Previous extrusion experience and knowledge of plastic sheet extrusion process a plus.

• 3+ years as a machine operator, preferably in some kind of plastic environment

• Regular and punctual attendance

Preferred Qualifications:

• High school diploma/GED minimum


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