Extrusion Machine Technician

Somerville, NJ

Posted: 06/20/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $25-35/hr depending on experience

Job Description

United Staffing Solutions, a leader in staffing, is representing a well-established single-use food packaging and cup manufacturer in their search for a skilled Extrusion Machine Operator to join their team.

As an Extrusion Operator, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining extrusion equipment to produce high-quality plastic products. Extrusion Operators will operate machinery in the PET Extrusion Process.

Pay: $25-35/hr depending on experience


1st shift: 4-5 days a week, 6am-6pm

2nd shift: 4-5 days a week, 6pm-6am


  • Set up and operate extrusion machines according to specifications
  • Monitor and adjust machine settings to ensure proper product quality
  • Load raw materials into the machine and monitor material levels
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment to ensure optimal performance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise during production
  • Inspect finished products for defects and ensure they meet quality standards
  • Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean work area

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience as an Extrusion Operator or similar role
  • PET Processing experience a plus
  • Strong mechanical knowledge and ability to use hand tools
  • Familiarity with precision measuring instruments such as micrometers and calipers
  • Knowledge of logic controllers and CNC machines is a plus
  • Experience in plastics injection molding is preferred but not required
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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