Job Details


Requisition Number 12-0049
Title Operator Level 2
City Shepherdsville
State KY
Description BASIC FUNCTION
Oversee all extrusion and thermoforming operations that occur during the assigned shift. These duties include following the production schedule and making sure all supplies needed for production runs are available.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Safety
• Must wear all assigned safety personal protective equipment, may be position specific, at all times as required by Sabert policy.
• Adheres to all safety policies and reports
• Must be trained and able to perform proper lockout-tagout procedures
• Must be trained and able to perform proper confined space entry
• Must be properly trained to use hand tools that are required to perform operator duties
• Must be trained in proper operation of power tools required for daily duties
• Able to maintain and explain visual boards on the line
• Trained Behavior Based Safety Champion

Cleanliness
• Must keep entire line in a neat and clean manner using 5S principles and good manufacturing practices.

Material Handling
• Must be able to set up and operate material blender system to keep production line supplied with material.
• Be able to start up and operate PET material crystallizer.
• Be able to start up and operate PET material dryer.
• Knowledgeable in the startup and operation of a material weigh hopper
• Must be able to perform a complete color change on the material handling system including the grinder
• Must be able to startup and operate the vacuum loading system including the vacuum control panel.
• Knowledgeable in the operation, function, and cleaning requirements of the dust control system.
• Must be able to perform a complete material change on the material handling system including the grinder.

Extrusion
• Must be able to perform a cold start of the extruder
• Must be able to properly shut down the extruder
• Must know how to make the proper die bolt adjustments
• Must know how to perform a screen change when required
• Must know how to shim the extrusion die for the proper sheet width
• Must know the proper way to measure and set up the roll gap of the extrusion system
• Must know how to properly measure and set up the die gap for proper sheet thickness
• Must be able to properly clean the roll stack rolls
• Must be able to perform a material change on the extruder.
• Must be able to perform a color change on the extruder
• Should be able to trouble shoot maintenance issues with the extruder with minimal maintenance assistance
• Knowledge of how to extrude PET, CPET, PLA, and Polypropylene material

Thermoforming
• Must be able to startup the thermoformer
• Must be able to shut down the thermoformer
• Must be able to calculate and adjust for the proper line speed
• Must be able to adjust and set the proper heat profile for the material and product that is to be run on any Thermoformer
• Must be able to recall a recipe for production run

Trim Press
• Must be able to startup the trimpress
• Must be able to shut down the trimpress
• Must be able to make proper feed adjustment changes
• Must be able to make canopy adjustments on the trimpress
• Must know how to operate the under press grinder
• Must know how to operate the sheet grinder
• Must know how to clean out the under press grinder
• Ability to use SAP for the following functions – operator activity reporting, resin issue, box inventory lookup, finished goods confirmation, and production work order release.

Quality
• Must be able to check moisture content on PET material using moisture analyzer
• Must make sure that all product that is produced meets or exceeds minimum standards for quality packaged finished goods
• Must be able to use part ID measurement tools and record quality information from those checks
• Correct any quality problems immediately when notified by packers
• Perform quality checks, such as part weight, proper form, lid fit, sheet thickness, water leak test, and CPET oven test, on production at specified intervals and record results on proper paperwork.
• Must abide by all food safety regulations such as Good Manufacturing Practices and sliver control procedures
• Must be able to track quality results using SPC methods as trained
• Ability to read the production schedule, look up box locations in SAP, and check box inventory for box labeling requirements
• Able to maintain and explain visual boards on the line
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE
• Prior Extrusion and/or Thermoforming experience

CERTIFICATION, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Forklift Certified by Sabert Qualified Trainer


PHYSICAL DEMANDS – HOURLY POSITIONS
• Standing (95% of the Day)
• Lifting (no more than 40 lbs)
• Heat Related ( when working on extruder die)

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