Job Description

Extrusion Operator


Diversified Sourcing Solutions is hiring for Extrusion Operators for one of our premier clients on the Northwest Side of Houston.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities of the Extrusion Operator
  • Extruding thermoplastic materials to form tubes, rods, and film
  • Understand how extruding system works; to include materials such as: pumps, resin dryer, wands, hoses, etc.
  • Have a full understanding of all equipment parameters (caterpillar/extruder speeds, vacuum controls, pressures, etc.)
  • Have a full understanding of heater bands, dies, thermocouples, etc. in regards to how plastic reacts and extrudes
  • Have a full understanding of gravimeter system
  • Read measuring tape, calipers, PI tape
  • Set up and calibrate equipment
  • Work closely with quality team to improve product quality
  • Follow production schedule
  • Operate and maintain hand tools, keep the area clean, follow work orders, maintain production

Qualifications for the Extrusion Operator
  • High School Diploma/GED 
  • 2 years in a manufacturing environment
  • Understand how molten plastics extrude and react
Compensation for Extrusion Operator 
$16-$17/hr. depending on experience

**All employees must be prepared for a background check, 5 panel Drug screen and show proof of eligibility to work in the US.

If you meet the qualifications of this position, please apply today.

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.

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