Extrusion Operator 2nd Shift

Reference Number: SMY-4572
Location: New Holland, PA

The Extrusion Machine Operator is responsible for following manufacturing procedures, maintain a high level of production, record and maintain the tolerances specified for each component. Programming knowledge is a benefit to this position. Some components require second operations such as tumble blasting, chemical cleaners and dry film lubricating.

Key roles

  • Perform standard work
  • Operating machines to specifications
  • Routine minor maintenance
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Problem Solving

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Support company values and mission through respect, continuous improvement, and safety
  • Apply Lean Thinking to team work and processes (waste, flow, level work, etc.)
  • Achieve high levels of production
  • Recording data and maintaining specs of components
  • Measuring components produced by the machine using precision measurement tools
  • Participating in daily team strategy meetings
  • Organize, clean machines and maintain the cell
  • Perform second operations on required components
  • Operator maintenance to machines
  • Maintain the flow of production, from raw material to finished component
  • Label and record for each production run
  • Be willing to work any of the stations assigned or open to being transferred to another department for the day as per request of management
  • Clean up area before end of day
  • Use safety and precaution while working
  • Follow Company Policy and the directive of the team leader


  • Team focused, committed to improving, and motivated to collaborate with others
  • Good communication skills; written and in-person
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to multitask
  • Proficient with measurement tools (calipers, micrometers etc.)
  • Ability to understand drawings
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Mechanically inclined

Reports to

Fabrication Manager or Shift supervisor

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.  Overtime will, at times be required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience with measurement tools (calipers, micrometers etc.)


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Consultant