Job Description

Starting Pay Rate - $20.01/hour + $2.00/hour shift differential for night shift

The position is responsible for learning the proper procedures, techniques and operations of the siding and accessory extrusion lines. The trainee is under the instruction and guidance of Senior Extrusion Operators and Extrusion Operators. The trainee must demonstrate the ability to develop the skills necessary to progress to an Extrusion Operator status within a 12-month period. 


The trainee is responsible for learning the following duties and responsibilities of the Extrusion Operator position:

  • Responsible for set-ups and teardowns of extrusion line which includes installation of dies, changing of dies, and operating the line
  • Responsible for starting up and obtaining quality finished products
  • Trouble shoots and monitors extrusion lines
  • Produces quality product at the lowest cost
  • Responsible for equipment required to package finished product
  • Assist and lead personnel assigned to extrusion line
  • Continuously observes quality level of products being produced and makes necessary adjustments required to meet VSI certification
  • Uses required company instruments or equipment such as micrometers, precision rules, pliers, screwdrivers, vise grips, "C" clamps, and fixtures
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete production records including production rates, amounts produced, scrap amount, set-up, and downtime incurred
  • Performs required general material handling, preparation of packaging, and other duties as may be assigned to maintain production
  • Maintain safety standards as posted in work areas
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices to ensure the area is clean at all times


  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to read and write
  • Learning and listening capabilities
  • Able to learn and retain product knowledge
  • Prior extrusion experience
  • Prior hands-on experience


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to hold, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must lift, carry and/or move up to 50 lbs. frequently. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. In addition, mobility to cover 2 facilities (North & South Plant) is required.


This position works in a fast paced manufacturing facility.  Noise level commensurate with large machinery.  Ear and eye protection must be worn at all times and steel toed shoes and long pants are required.  Temperatures in the building, although maintained, can be effected by outside weather conditions.

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