Extrusion Technician

Sturtevant, Wisconsin | January 17, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and run production extrusion orders.
  • Be proficient in all aspects of equipment setup for extrusion and all related secondary equipment – i.e. mills, cut-to-length equipment, and post cure ovens.
  • Establish the production process using saved process parameters and the standard listed on the travelers.
  • Run samples and obtain 1st piece approval for job start-up
  • Work with Engineering on new job start-up to establish correct die size and process parameters
  • Run production; monitor and maintain rate and quality throughout the run.
  • Understand and use work orders, blueprints, engineering specifications, SOP’s as required to perform setups and correct problems
  • Understand and operate all equipment controls and operator interfaces.
  • Maintain accurate written records and use the IQMS system as required for documentation.
  • Be able to flex to molding and assembly operations
  • Communicate well with supervisors, engineers, maintenance technicians, quality assurance personnel, and extruding operators.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned.        


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • 7+ years extrusion experience preferred.