Extruder Operator

Jan 19, 2023

Job ID:135689


Job Position: Extruder Operator

Location: Flat Rock, NC 28726

Pay Rate: $20.00

Shift: 3rd

Are you a mechanically inclined person through and through? We have the job for you! Our client is hiring for multiple Extrusion Operators – positions on both 2nd and 3rd shifts available.

Our plastic manufacturing client in East Flat Rock, NC specializes in plastic extrusions and rotational molding for automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, buildings- and agricultural machines.

The Extrusion Operator will:

Operate all aspects of profile extrusion including all quality checks. Must be able to react to ever-changing conditions of the extrusion process and work closely with management and maintenance to continuously improve the process.

The Extrusion Operator’s Responsibilities:

  • Be able to perform all setup and verifications of the extruding lines.
  • Must be able to read schedules and plan the day around the needs of the line.
  • Must keep precise records of checks and information per TS 16949 requirements.
  • Continuously monitor the process on two or three lines at a time and be able to recognize issues and react accordingly to ensure the quality of parts.
  • Must have good communication skills to be able to work with teammates and to be able to report problems or concerns in a legible manner.

Extrusion Operator Skills and Education Required:

  • Must possess strong mechanical skills and an understanding of complex machinery.
  • Very good problem-solving skills.
  • Must be efficient at multi-tasking and able to prioritize ever-changing needs.
  • A history of good attendance.
  • Some education or experience in plastic extruding is desired.
  • Willing to take after-hour classes on specific areas of concern.
  • Working on a 2nd or 3rd shift schedule
  • Must work in a team-oriented and dedicated environment.
  • Must be able to read precise measuring equipment.

Full-Time Benefits:

  • Bonus Pay
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental/Vision/Health/Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

COVID-19 considerations:

Our client requires that employees have at least one COVID vaccine. Proof of vaccination is required.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • 2nd: Monday to Friday 3:30p-11:30p
  • 3rd: Sunday night to Thursday night 11:30p -7:30a

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • East Flat Rock, NC: Reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required)