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Extrusion Operator

Our client, a leader in the packaging industry is looking for a talented machine operator to join their operations in Etobicoke.


Basic Function


Setting up and adjusting printing presses and bag machines to meet requirements of producing a quality product meeting specifications.




·        Accurately fill Production Reports

·        Accurately fill RSI tickets

·        Test the film for gm/meter, colour, gauge and tearing.

·        Fill the Extruder QC Report

·        Operates the resin handling system on all lines

·        Threads up all extruders

·        Replaces the socks on all extruder IBC pipes

·        Cleans IBC pipes

·        Adjust the film layflat on all extruders

·        Adjust temperature settings on the barrel and die

·        Clean die lips of the die

·        Make necessary adjustments to the auto-gauge control

·        Set treater after job change

·        Operates the winder on all extruders

·        Maintains a clean and safe work area.

·        Complies with Company policies and procedures.

·        Performs all other tasks assigned by Management.



Principal Responsibilities


·       Maintains a clean and safe working area

·       Direct the work of Helpers by monitoring and checking work

·       Follow safety procedures in the workplace; must attend and participate in all department and Plant safety meetings and training sessions

·       Comply and enforce all company policies and procedures



Education Requirements


☑High School Diploma                                           ☐ Bachelors Degree

☑ Vocational School or Some College                     ☐ Masters Degree

☐ Associates Degree



Working Conditions


Manufacturing plant

·       12 hour rotating shifts

·       Some overtime is required

·       PPE required steel toe safety shoes, hearing protection, rubber gloves when working, protective gloves when cutting material.

·       Summer month’s plant can become very warm.

·       Rotating equipment machines have pinch points, hot areas for burns.


Physical Effort 


·       Moderate lifting, any heavy lifting assistance is provided with hoists or added personnel in the area


7am to 7pm – 12 hours shift rotating every 2 weeks – (48 hours week1, 36 hours week2)

$1 premium on nights – no premium for weekend.

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