Teknor Apex

Operator

US-VT-Saint Albans
Job ID
2015-1117

Overview

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Celebrating over 90 years…

 

Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.

 

In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service. Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.

 

Responsibilities

Join our team as a Operator you will be responsible for the set up, run, monitor, and shut down twin screw extruders and dry blending equipment in a safe and responsible manner. Position is responsible for quality control for the products made. Expected to follow specifications, manuals, use hand tools, power tools, and measuring and testing instruments. Duties include:

  • Keeps work area clean including equipment, floors, boxes, trash.
  • Keeps accurate records and notes on production sheets.
  • Follow test procedures on finished goods and record results that may include; melt flow, specific gravity, hardness (test stand and handheld), IZOD, Gardner Impact, pellets per gram, etc.
  • Adhere to proper and safe fork truck operation.
  • Communicate with shift leaders about processing problems and be able to troubleshoot and make necessary/permitted adjustments to fix them as well as document and communicate adjustments according to protocol.
  • Be able to take apart, clean, and reassemble equipment.
  • Assist line mixer and other line operators when needed.
  • Additional duties as required/requested.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred

  • Forklift experience a plus 

  • Safe and responsible operation of manufacturing equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot processing problems
  • Ability to follow and understand set-up sheets
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Attention to quality and detail
  • Must be able to lift up to 55lbs

Available shifts:

  • 2nd Shift - 3:00pm - 11:00am
  • 3rd Shift -  11:00pm - 7:00am 

Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match 
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition
  • Competitive pay and bonus program

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