Saint-Gobain Extrusion Operator 2nd Shift in Taunton, Massachusetts

This is a top-level skill position for the extrusion function at this facility. The operator is expected to safely operate all equipment, follow pertinent SOP and ISO guidelines, inspect product, and produce quality with minimum scrap to achieve an acceptable product while following quality guidelines, ISO, Safety Regulations and customer requirements. May serve as a trainer on functional requirements.

  • Cutting silicone strips, loading the extruder, and providing balanced and consistent feed on the assigned extruder with no supervision.

  • Fully understands all safety and quality issues associated to operating the assigned extruder, cure ovens and cutter.

  • Fully understands all extruders and equipment safety and quality issues for peroxide and platinum silicone processing with no supervision.

  • Setup of extrusion processes with no supervision.

  • Capable of getting correct tooling and making necessary tooling changes with limited supervision.

  • Perform minor maintenance and PM Inspections of designated equipment with limited supervision.

  • Cutting product to required lengths by hand.

  • Setup and proper/safe operation of the automatic cutting equipment with no supervision.

  • Perform acceptable clean-outs and screen changes for the assigned extruder with no supervision.

  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

  • Must abide by the Workplace Safety Guidelines and Company Policies use the all necessary personal protective equipment required.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Mathematical and measuring skills

  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • The ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions in the English language

  • The ability to read and understand work orders and product specifications

  • Ability to see defects at close range

  • Control Precision - The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions to achieve specifications.

  • Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Reaction Time - The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.

  • Ability to work in a respectful way in a collaborative environment.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.