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Extruder Operator - 2nd Shift


Last Updated: 4/21/21

Job Description


HSM/PTI is a rapidly growing manufacturer of LDPE foam profiles in the Hickory area. We currently have an opening for an Extruder Operator. This position is responsible for setting up and operating foam extruders in accordance with established guidelines and procedures. Maintaining a clean, organized work area. Documenting work performed as required. Performing routine preventative maintenance. Perform and document product quality checks. This is a 2nd shift position (Monday-Friday – 3:00 pm-11:00 pm). Listed below are the Qualifications and Requirements for the position..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in a safe manner and follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain an organized, clean, and safe workspace
  • Set up and monitor extrusion process parameters
  • Troubleshoot basic process and equipment issues
  • Follows detailed product specifications, work instructions, and manufacturing orders
  • Document production outputs, times, and efficiencies
  • Verify and document that product quality specifications are being met
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities
  • Aspire to continuously acquire additional process and equipment knowledge

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, GED or 2 years of manufacturing experience
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to drive forklift/squeeze lift
  • Must be able to use measuring devices
  • Technically minded with a thorough attention to details
  • Documentation must be legible and accurate
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good work ethic
  • A good attitude
  • Must have excellent attendance
  • Prior extrusion experience is a plus


  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Company Details


Hickory, North Carolina, United States