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GEMINI INCORPORATED Manufacturing Specialist 3rd Shift in DECORAH, Iowa

Purpose StatementTo learn and demonstrate proficiency in all extrusion related positions including profile extrusion operator and sheet extrusion set up operator. Operators will be expected to cross-train and flex between positions based on business need and must be willing to adjust work schedule to 12-hour shifts to maintain operating efficiencies and meet customer demand.Essential FunctionsTo 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.Profile Extruder OperatorReview work orders and schedules to determine required tooling and material.Clean and inspect tooling and equipment.Set up and operate profile extrusion line.Perform material handling duties of raw material and finished goods.Measure, test, and document findings of finished products.Adjust extruder, tooling and equipment to ensure product quality.Maintain accurate records of production and inventory, and complete appropriate transactions.Responsible for processing and shipping all orders.Extrusion Set Up OperatorSets up and operates sheet extruder equipment.Adjusts and calibrates the blender to ensure proper blend of materials.Changes dies, screws, rolls and dialups on the extruder.Sets up and operates extruding equipment, manufacturing extruded plastic sheets, as required.Brings granulated material to the dryer hopper and feeds the hopper in an efficient manner.Ensures a steady supply of plastic is delivered from the dryer hopper to the extruder hopper by monitoring the flow of plastic as required.Takes instrument readings on extruder and adjusts as required.Takes stacked sheets from the end of the extruder and heat seals the stack in a plastic shrink wrap. Covers the stack with cardboard and bands stack.Records material used during the shift by the job.Helps unload scrap from semi-trailers by operating a forklift as required.Secures equipment and plant facilities at the end of the shift.Drive forklift and other material handling equipment as required.Will participate in Lean/Continuous Improvement efforts in the plantMaintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.Always perform duties in a safe manner, following established safety procedures.Perform similar or related various duties as required.Position RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED1-2 years of experience in production environmentHigh level of mechanical aptitudePlastics manufacturing experience including operation of extrusion equipment preferredLEAN experience preferredWe are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.