Agglomerator Specialist 2nd Shift (Kyle 3)

Interface, Inc.

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Lagrange, GA
Second Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Operate all functions of the continuous mixer. Focus on meeting safety, quality standards and expected productivity levels.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills and Experience:

  • Past experience which demonstrates “hands on” mechanical/technical aptitude.
  • Experience with the operations of plastics extrusion equipment (preferred, but not necessary). Extrusion process training offered.
  • Ability to learn new processes quickly and troubleshoot difficulties while upholding quality standards.
  • Ability to operate all quality equipment as required. (Moisture / Ash /Particle Size / PPA / APA / Tensile). Training provided.
  • Hyster and Pallet Jack (tugger) certification (internal training required).
  • Competent computer skills (specific software application training provided).
  • Ability to use a calculator to determine machine changes to bring a product to the center line.
  • 5S Training. White Belt.

Essential duties:

  • Safety.
    • Must Follow all safety rules.
    • Understands the use of PPE. (Emphasis on Heated Areas/ Material Handling)
    • Understands the proper use of Pivot Gates. Loading / Working at Elevated Heights.
    • Hyster and Pallet Jack (tugger) certification (internal training required).
    • Working in non-climate controlled conditions.
  • Material Staging / Reporting.
    • Proper base materials, concentrates, and regrinds pulled for the lines.
    • Maintaining the material needs to the continuous mixers throughout the shift.
    • Weighing up boxes and drums after recipe changes and inventory them.
    • Maintaining inventory of all components, production supplies, raw materials, and material supplies (banding of boxes, bags, lids, etc.)
    • Responsible for receiving material.
    • Collect gaylord box or super sacks of material. Label appropriately. Record in AS400 / MESr or JDE System.
  • Quality.
    • Understand, and follow work instructions. Make suggestions for improvements or revisions as needed.
    • Perform product testing using specified procedures and testing equipment. (Moisture / Ash / Particle Size / PPA / APA / Tensile). Enter test data into MESr.
    • Assist in supplying all retains or samples as required by Control Plan with appropriate recorded information.
    • Recognize quality problems based on QA date, visual inspections, process monitoring, etc. and make appropriate corrective actions.
  • Machine
    • Coordinate and assist in line set-up and changeovers.
    • Use quality data results to make machinery adjustments to bring product to center line.
    • Set Up and operate manufacturing equipment within the specified limits of the appropriate center line.
    • Assist in operating all functions of assigned production lines, maintaining quality and productivity standards.
    • Set up additive equipment to process based on density calculation and keep filled.
    • Follow established die change and die cleaning intervals.
    • Understands how to properly use a torque wrench and bolt tightening patterns.
    • Assist team members through the change-over process efficiently and thoroughly, which includes activities involved with tear-downs, die cleaning, set-ups and product testing / separation (if needed).
    • Relieve for breaks. Cover for job functions and ensure that qualified personnel are available to cover production.
    • Assist with R&D and continuous improvement projects, as assigned or available.
    • Demonstrate ability to properly start-up / shutdown continuous mixer.
  • Complete all other projects and tasks assigned by Production Supervisor or other member of management.

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting 50 lbs repeatedly during the assigned work shift.
  • Able to climb 100 foot Silo.

Work Environment:

  • Non-Climate Controlled Environment,
  • Works on Multi-Floor Mezzanine.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts.

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