Extrusion Line Tech

Department: Extrusion
Reports To: Extrusion Team Leader
Location: Peculiar, MO

Position Overview

The Operator is responsible for operating machines, and assisting with the training of Operator Trainee’s and Coiler/Packaging employees.

Essential Job Functions

  • Operate coiler, dump table, grinder, printer and cutter.
  • All packaging functions.
  • Quality control inspection of all products.
  • Monitor and record quality checks (specifications) of all product.
  • Keep product within specifications, as determined by the QC department.
  • Monitor and record machine settings.
  • Assist in training new operators.
  • Keep work area clean and safe.
  • Maintain general housekeeping duties within the department.
  • Must comply with company and department rules and procedures.

Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills.
  • Must be careful, concise and attention to detail.
  • Good eye and hand coordination.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow directions and work harmoniously with supervisors and operators.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Positive, self-motivated attitude.
  • Ability to read and interpret manufacturing orders and print sheets.
  • Ability to set coiler for different coil lengths and sizes
  • Ability to set cutter for different lengths and sizes
  • Ability to change cutter blade as needed
  • Ability to set up printer for different parts
  • Ability to make basic wall and OD adjustments
  • Ability to change out down-stream tooling
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent work experience
  • Previous plastics experience
  • 3 to 6 months extrusion experience or 6 to 9 months in a continuous process manufacturing environment

To Apply

Please submit all resumes with experience and qualifications to employeeservices@siouxchief.com. No phone calls or recruiters please.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.