Extruder Operator - 523-en_US

at Rogers Corporation in Bear, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The 2nd Shift Extruder Operator will function as part of a team to meet production goals. This position requires a detail oriented individual who will communicate production issues and take direction from the department supervisor on a daily basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and monitor all manufacturing parameters relating to the safe, efficient production of silicone extruded rubber products.
  • Adjust machine for proper extrusion and winder operation.
  • Measuring and gauging thickness of material by using micrometers and various measuring/quality control instruments to maintain consistent product performance.
  • Package extruded tape and case product per customer specifications.
  • Assure that a sufficient quantity of raw material base is available to meet daily production demands by recording all inventory material usage on work orders and within computer software system.
  • Perform scheduled housekeeping by removing product and supply debris from production area using a broom or shovel.
  • Perform and record all in-process inspection/testing relating to maintaining product traceability and run documentation.
  • Communicate with various departments such as quality, shipping, and value added relative to product quality issues and availability of material for further processing or shipping.
  • Perform cycle counting to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Perform nonconforming material process including DMR's and hold tags.
  • Participate in the training of new employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years previous extruding experience
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience with inventory systems such as PeopleSoft, SAP and Oracle
  • Basic math skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use measuring tools such as micrometers
  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to use lifting and moving devices
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Technical School (2 year program)
  • Minimum of 3 years extruding experience
  • Forklift certification
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 899040

Posted On: Jan 20, 2022

Updated On: Feb 18, 2022