Extrusion Machine Operator

Canton, MI 48188

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Machinery Job Number: RD263607913

Job Description

Extrusion Machine Operator

Looking for a new opportunity? Our client located in Canton, MI has Extrusion Machine Operator positions available. Our client is a global leader of the engineered plastic resin industry. Products include advanced engineered plastics, biodegradable plastics, cellulose based materials, carbon fiber and composites.


2nd shift/2pm - 10:30pm

3rd shift/10pm - 6:30pm

Pay rate:

2nd shift/$16.50 +1.50 shift premium

3rd shift/$16.50 + 1.25 shift premium

  • Responsible for the operation of the primary compounding and the secondary blending of raw materials required in the extrusion area and at specified levels of productivity.
  • Mechanical aptitude required to disassemble and reassemble of equipment for cleaning and changeover.
  • Troubleshoot material problems as required.
  • Monitor production and adjust machines as needed.
  • Drive a forklift to move material.
  • Basic Maintenance i.e. changing and cleaning of filters and cleaning Extruder Screw Cleaning.
  • Keep track of in process inventory.
  • Complete and maintain necessary paperwork.
  • Maintain housekeeping and clean work area. (6S)
  • Monitor and load required materials including hooking up sacks of materials to be lifted and opened in hoppers.
  • Will need to train on 1st shift.

  • 3 years’ experience with extrusion process.
  • 3 years related experience, preferably within the plastics or automotive industry.
  • Must not be afraid of heights. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and pide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to enter Production Data into computer monitoring system.

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to all our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday
     pay, and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  • We respond to every job applicant within 24 – 48 hours.
  • We only work with the best client companies.

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