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Line Operator

Clinton, TN 37716
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Orbia Advance Corporation is a Purpose-led company with big aspirations. We are out to advance life around the world while maximizing value to our shareholders, customers and employees. The Company is passionate about the topics that define how people will live and thrive tomorrow: the future of cities, buildings, agriculture, and materials. Orbia Advance Corporation has five business groups which offer innovative solutions across multiple industries including building and infrastructure, data communications, chemicals and more. In 2018, Orbia Advance Corporation bought a majority stake in Israeli-based Netafim, the world's leader in drip irrigation, and is helping the world 'grow more with less' as it helps to solve food and water scarcity. Orbia Advance Corporation has operations in 41 countries with more than 22,000 employees.
We started as a producer of commodities and have evolved to become a provider of innovative solutions that address the global issues of rapid urbanization, water and food scarcity, and a growing and aging population. We're already a global leader in Polymers, Fluor, Building & Infrastructure, Datacom, and Precision Irrigation. We have embarked on a CEO-led transformation, as part of our journey to become a truly purpose-led, future fit company.

JOB TITLE: Line Operator FLSA: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor
A Line Operator is an integral position to the manufacturing operations. As a successful Line Operator, progressive career opportunities with Dura-Line could include Lead Line Operator and Production Supervisor.

Operate production extrusion lines required to meet production goals including set up, troubleshooting, tooling changes, monitoring, adjustments and documenting equipment operating conditions. Maintain quality standards, complete reports and documentation required.

  • Perform extrusion line start-ups and changeovers, monitor and troubleshoot extrusion process.
  • Make adjustments to equipment such as gravimetric dosing system, pin, bushing, sleeve, vacuum tank, ultrasonic thickness gauge, laser outside diameter gauge, ink jet printer, puller, and coiling equipment to maintain product quality standards.
  • Monitor production run and maintains required documentation and records equipment downtime and causes.
  • Follow all safety requirements for the position and all company safety procedures.
  • Perform routine, basic maintenance on equipment; for example: replacement of heater bands, change filters, and calibration of feeders.
  • Train new employees on extrusion process, line and downstream operations.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in plastic extrusion machine operations.
  • Knowledge of PLC controlled & integrated equipment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Able to verbally communicate, read and write in the English language.
  • Ability to perform basic math; add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Able to use measuring equipment such as calipers and micrometers.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistance.
  • Ability to climb, stoop, bend, kneel, twist at waist and move about manufacturing floor.
  • Ability to hear equipment sounds, sense temperature changes in production of product, see and discern defects in the finished product.
  • Able to distinguish between colors.
  • Ability to stand on feet up for prolonged period of time in performance of job duties.

  • Fast paced manufacturing floor environment
  • Work around hot extrusion process equipment.
  • Safety shoes and safety glasses required.

Joining the DURA-LINE Team provides you with:
  • Competitive starting wage
  • Opportunity for growth with Company.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Company-paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Ten (10) Company-paid Holidays per year, plus an Employee designated Floating Holiday.

Our Global brands: Dura-Line, Koura Global, Vestolit, Netafim, Alphagary, Wavin.
They offer a broad range of value added solutions and finished products that contribute to customers' success and ultimate improve the quality of life for people around the world. Along its commitment to good citizenship, Orbia Advance Corporation delivers Total Value to customers, employees and investors worldwide, every day.


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Posted: 2020-05-15 Expires: 2020-06-14

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