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Extrusion Operator

Main purpose of job:          

Supporting the factory extrusion processes and team, executing procedures and policies that will maximise safety, product quality and productivity


   a)  Responsible to:                  Extrusion Manager Operator

   b)  Liaison with:                      Factory Employees, Office Employees, Company Directors, Goods In/Goods out Personnel/Drivers, Auditors and Visitors

Your day-to-day tasks may include:

  • Liaise with Extrusion Manager Operator on Job priority
  • Understand Works Orders for instructions
  • The ability to confidently cover all Extrusion Lines, identify faults and solve problems 
  • Support other Extrusion Operators during their start-ups and change overs
  • Carrying out quality checks at the beginning, during and at end of each job and signing (works orders) as confirmation that the final inspection criteria/Fit for Purpose (correct size produced, quantities are correct, well presented press or prints) and the flame, corona, anti-bacteria tests have been carried out and the Extrusion Manager has counter signed approval before releasing the order for delivery to the customer
  • Labelling, stacking and packing finished product for delivery and taking to designated area
  • Recording, measuring, grading and feeding batches of raw materials into production machinery
  • Granulating waste
  • Carrying out basic machine maintenance
  • Reporting equipment faults or problems
  • Cleaning and maintaining work area and machinery, ensuring a clean and tidy handover
  • Ensuring the factory is kept clean, secure and tidy internally and externally
  • Ensuring sufficient amount of pallets and raw material are conveniently located 
  • Using lifting equipment, cranes and forklift trucks
  • Maintaining uniform standards and the use of PPE
  • Following Health and Safety standards and High Hygiene procedures at all times

Key skills:                                                                                  

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and the ability to plan ahead
  • The ability to work quickly and methodically
  • Mathematical and problem solving skills
  • The ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks
  • The ability to follow instructions and communicate effectively
  • Mechanical and practical skills
  • Work well within a Team
  • Willingness to build know how
  • Positive energy



If you're intersted, please send your CV to careers@twinplast.co.uk


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as and when required necessitated by the company and the overall business objectives of the organisation.