Extrusion Operative

Location Northampton
Discipline: Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Keaton Smith
Contact email: keaton.smith@gmprecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: J1027
Published: 20 days ago

GMP Recruitment are proud to be partnered with a hugely successful, recycling company located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.  We are recruiting on their behalf for an Extrusion Operative to join their team on a full time, permanent contract.

This is a full time, permanent position working 4 days on, 4 days off, on rotating day and night shifts:

06:00am – 18:00pm

18:00pm – 06:00am

Please only apply if you can commit to the rotating day and night shifts.

The ideal candidate will be able to carry out all duties in relation to the production of uPVC pellet from uPVC frames.

Extrusion Operative main duties:

  • Safe operation of a pellet extruder (cleaning of extruder equipment, completing screen filter changes at the required rate, use of Masterbatch material)
  • Provide quality samples at a specified rate (bulk density checks, visual checks of pellets)
  • Maintaining extruder output to the required standard
  • Housekeeping in the Extruder area – including ancillary process equipment
  • Record extruder process conditions, at the specified rate
  • Supervision of the Extruder Partner role (correct in feed material, recording of bag descriptions and numbers, safe operations)
  • Maintain extruder Kanban records

Extrusion Operative desired skills and experience:

  • FLT Licence – Counterbalance (Essential)
  • Machine Operation background – 2-5 years
  • Knowledge of extrusion, blown film, injection moulding, profile extrusion
  • Knowledge of plastics – PVC, PE, PET, ABS
  • Mechanical appreciation of process equipment
  • 1st level breakdown checks – checking the obvious reasons for a breakdown
  • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work

For all the above you will be rewarded with a basic salary of up to £29,400 which is commensurate with experience, plus additional company benefits.

An immediate start is available for the successful candidate.

If the above position sounds perfect for you, or you require more information, please click apply or contact GMP Recruitment directly.

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.