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Plastic Extrusion Machine Operator

Company: Sumitomo Electric Group
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPlastic Extrusion Machine OperatorWho is Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products? Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products is a manufacturer of heat-shrinkable tubing for the automotive, aerospace, electronics manufacturing, transportation, and other industries. SEIP also offers solder termination sleeves, marking systems for cable identification, and durable PTFE sealants and tapes.Sumitomo Business Principles Achieve prosperity based on solid foundation by placing prime importance on integrity and sound management in the conduct of its business. Sumitomo's business interest must always be in harmony with public interest; Sumitomo shall adapt to good times and bad times but will not pursue immoral business.Job Summary The Extrusion Operator is responsible for the operation of multiple extrusion lines used to extrude various tubing, shapes and profiles. This position encompasses equipment startup, setup, ongoing operation, troubleshooting and shutdown. Coordinates the flow of raw materials, maintain the performance of the production line and monitoring the condition of the in-process product.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned): Wear the Personal Protective Equipment required by the assigned operation and follow stated Safety rules (100%). Set up and operate the assigned machine(s) as described in Work Instructions and Work Orders (100%). This includes machine cleaning between products. Set, store and maintain the machine tooling as described in Work Instructions. Determine and select the correct raw material as identified by the Work Order (100%). Select and load raw material into machine and set parameters on machine control panel (100%). Verify quality of material before starting process as required by Work Instruction (100%). Print all labels for assigned packaging per Work Order (100%). Verify quality of material after starting process as required by Work Instruction (100%). Maintain production standards and quality standards by observing machine operation, adjusting settings and notifying leadership if malfunctions are detected (100%). Conduct periodic quality inspections as required by Work Instruction and Work Order (100%). Complete quality and production data entry on paper or in computer to document manufacturing operations (100%). Resolve manufacturing problems by advising Lead Operator, Production Supervisor, Quality Assurance, and/or Engineering of process variation which do not meet Work Order and customer requirements (20%). Ensure reliable operation of equipment by completing assigned preventive maintenance requirements (50%). Set and maintain raw material and produced material storage locations. Conduct material inventories as required. Operate a Forklift or other powered material handling equipment as assigned. Maintain general department area housekeeping by completing the following (100%): Keep assigned work area clean and place trash and recycling into designated containers; Keep assigned machine clean by dusting off or wiping down equipment; and Keep assigned work station clean and in order by placing items in designated locations.Minimum Qualifications and Requirements Must be able to read and comprehend schedules, Work Order requirements, and Work Instructions. Must be able to operate a machine and handle material. Must be able to operate a Forklift or powered material handling machine. Must be flexible to react to manufacturing variables which might arise. Basic math skills are required to determine quality parameters such as inside diameter, wall thickness and length of product to meet customer requirements and usage of material. Must be able to use a PC at a basic level. Ability to be a self-starter and work in a multi-tasking environment Preferences Previous plastic extrusion machine setup and operation experience (18 months or greater). Special Position Requirements Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, and Hearing protection. Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to bend, twist, and lift up to 75 pounds. This job will require pushing and pulling drums, reels, pallet jacks, and carts up to 75 pounds. Must be able to stand, sit, and walk for long periods of time. BENEFITS: PPO Medical Plan PPO Dental Plan PPO Vision Plan FSA Spending Account Company-Paid Life InsuranceVacation Sick Time 11 Paid Holidays401K and Roth 401K with Employer MatchingAbout Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products, Inc. Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products, Inc. (SEIP) was founded in 1985 as a sales and marketing company. The company was originally formed to sell products made by Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in Japan to North American customers. SEIP is an independent U.S. company and is wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer (SFP). In 1996, SEIP began US production by building a new manufacturing site in San Marcos, CA. SEIP produces, markets, and sells products based upon heat-shrinkable plastics technology. We supply products to a diverse range of customers in a variety of industries. These include the automotive, aerospace, appliance, communications, electronics, medical, and transit industries to name a few. To learn more about SEIP, please visit About Sumitomo Electric Group Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables. With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials. We are a Fortune global 500 company. To learn more about Sumitomo Electric Group, please visit

Keywords: Sumitomo Electric Group, San Marcos , Plastic Extrusion Machine Operator, Other , San Marcos, California

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