Extruder Operator Helper

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Unloads material from silos to lines to keep feeding lines full.

  • Operate blenders, dryers and crystallizers.

  • Differentiate materials by weight, volume and percentage.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and make minor mechanical repairs.

  • Install and provide maintenance for cyclone filters.



  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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