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Operator- Process Trainee

Company: Polyplex USA
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Pay Rates:Starting: $17.506 months: $18.001 Year: $18.50Top out at progression year 3Full line of Medical Benefits as low as $33.01 per pay period (bi-weekly)401k, company matches 3.5 on an employee's contribution of 6% Paid leave:80 hours of accrued Vacation, 24 hours of accrued Emergency Leave, 10 paid Holidays Role Description Position TitleOperator – Process TraineePosition Code:PUaC24HDepartmentFilmFLSAHourly Non-exemptShift12 hour rotate/swingLevel/ GradeP2Reports toShift SupervisorLocationDecatur, AL USA Expectations Personal safety and clear understanding of safety processes and procedures. Monitor and evaluate process variables, sample results and make changes and/ or corrections to maintain optimum control, efficiency and safety. Analyze problems or deviations and insure timely corrective actions are taken.Responsibility

  • Environmental Safety Security and Health (ESSH)
  • Understand and follow all policies, rules and guidelines relating to ESSH
  • Always wear appropriate PPE as outlined in ESSH policies.
  • Report every incident or injury to your immediate supervisor
  • Participate in incident investigations
  • Identify any risks to individuals, the environment or the site
  • Questions situations, processes or procedures that appear unsafe or put the site at risk
  • Recognizes unsafe work conditions created by other workers
  • Production
  • Follow safety procedures for machine and activities and perform safe operational activities in order to avoid safety incidents
  • Reading and following work instructions in work group area
  • Produce film product with assigned machine per the run plan
  • Data Entry/ Document control/ Record keeping - Ensuring the data entry for entire process like Raw mat, Down time, Jumbo, properties, slit roll, etc. Monitoring of data entry during shift. Data entry for all issued material from stores. Ensuring all the logbooks, checklists and required formats being followed in the shift.
  • Monitoring of production plan in order to execute the activities for pending plans. Feeding of raw material based on product recipe
  • Execute raw material handling, charging and monitoring consumption
  • Preparation of coating solutions as per run plan, monitor the consumption and coating quality along with updating the chemical inventory to Shift Supervisor
  • Removal of dust from dryer dust bin and disposal at designated place including monitoring of dust weight
  • Maintaining EG level in CO-ex vacuum, melt trap cleaning, disposal of chips collected from metal separator
  • Draining and collection of chips in case of any emergency
  • End to end waste handling within the shift. Recyclable waste charging in cutting mills and irrecoverable waste disposal at designated place
  • Executing filter changeover process as per written procedure and allocated time period or as and when required
  • Handling the process failures like film break, blade break, and film removal from machine. De-chocking of cutting mills & fluff piping. Lumps removal from dryer and crystallizer. And process mandatory like DLC, vacuum filter change, doctor blade change, roll cleaning. Adjusting the corona gap as and when required and repairing of corona roll puncture
  • Report any machine problems and perform minor machine adjustments & troubleshooting
  • Starting up the line after shut down and shutting down the line for shut down
  • Participating in shut down planning and performing activities as per shut down plan
  • Perform die and feed block changeover, melt line cleaning, die & feed block cleaning and assembly, screw removal, cleaning and assembly
  • To relieve/ support fellow team members as needed for smooth operation
  • Monitoring and measuring the silo levels, temperatures and speed of the machine, feed load, and the extruder. Ensuring the proper documentation is completed
  • Feeding the grinder for any film breaks and or any cut backs
  • Clearing cores with the off line grinder
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Conduct quality testing of in-process & final film product per quality check list and preserve samples
  • Participate in analysis of quality related issues to identify root cause and work with appropriate resources to develop and implement solutions and improvements to the process
  • Analysis of customer complaints & implementation of corrective & preventive action
  • Calibration of lab equipment and report any calibration activity problems to film shift supervisor
  • Conduct visual observation quality checks of in-process film every 30 minutes and report abnormal findings to the film shift supervisor and/or control room
  • Collecting and evaluating chip samples on each shift, determine a grade and coordinate the quality lab technician
  • Systems & Process4.1Maintain proper housekeeping of the entire line based on 5S principles4.2Shift communication as per protocol & shift changeovers4.3Participating in daily and monthly safety talk and production meeting with Film Shift Supervisor4.4

Keywords: Polyplex USA, Decatur , Operator- Process Trainee, Other , Decatur, Alabama

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