Post Date
07 / 29 / 2020
Requisition Number
Work Hours
11 - 7


InterfaceFLOR - LaGrange

Job Summary


Operate all functions of the continuous mixer.  Focus on meeting safety, quality standards and expected productivity levels.

Essential duties:


  • Must Follow all safety rules. 
  • Understands the use of PPE. (Emphasis on Heated Areas/ Material Handling)
  • Understands the proper use of Pivot Gates.  Loading / Working at Elevated Heights.
  • Hyster and Pallet Jack (tugger) certification (internal training required).
  • Working in non-climate controlled conditions.

Material Staging / Reporting

  • Proper base materials, concentrates, and regrinds pulled for the lines.
  • Maintaining the material needs to the continuous mixers throughout the shift.
  • Weighing up boxes and drums after recipe changes and inventory them.
  • Maintaining inventory of all components, production supplies, raw materials, and material supplies (banding of boxes, bags, lids, etc.)
  • Responsible for receiving material.
  • Collect gaylord box or super sacks of material.  Label appropriately.  Record in AS400 / MESr or JDE System.


  • Understand, and follow work instructions. Make suggestions for improvements or revisions as needed.
  • Perform product testing using specified procedures and testing equipment. (Moisture / Ash / Particle Size / PPA / APA / Tensile).  Enter test data into MESr.
  • Assist in supplying all retains or samples as required by Control Plan with appropriate recorded information.
  • Recognize quality problems based on QA date, visual inspections, process monitoring, etc. and make appropriate corrective actions.


  • Coordinate and assist in line set-up and changeovers.
  • Use quality data results to make machinery adjustments to bring product to center line.
  • Set Up and operate manufacturing equipment within the specified limits of the appropriate center line.
  • Assist in operating all functions of assigned production lines, maintaining quality and productivity standards.
  • Set up additive equipment to process based on density calculation and keep filled.
  • Follow established die change and die cleaning intervals.
  • Understands how to properly use a torque wrench and bolt tightening patterns.
  • Assist team members through the change-over process efficiently and thoroughly, which includes activities involved with tear-downs, die cleaning, set-ups and product testing / separation (if needed).
  • Relieve for breaks. Cover for job functions and ensure that qualified personnel are available to cover production.
  • Assist with R&D and continuous improvement projects, as assigned or available.
  • Demonstrate ability to properly start-up / shutdown continuous mixer.

Complete all other projects and tasks assigned by Production Supervisor or other member of management.


Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills and Experience: 

  • Previous experience which demonstrates “hands on” mechanical/technical aptitude.
  • Experience with the operations of plastics extrusion equipment (preferred, but not necessary). Extrusion process training offered.
  • Ability to learn new processes quickly and troubleshoot difficulties while upholding quality standards.
  • Ability to operate all quality equipment as required. (Moisture / Ash /Particle Size / PPA / APA / Tensile). Training provided.
  • Hyster and Pallet Jack (tugger) certification (internal training required).
  • Competent computer skills (specific software application training provided).
  • Ability to use a calculator to determine machine changes to bring a product to the center line.
  • 5S Training.  White Belt.

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting 50 lbs repeatedly during the assigned work shift.
  • Able to climb 100 foot Silo.

Work Environment:

  • Non-Climate Controlled Environment,
  • Works on Multi-Floor Mezzanine.
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts.

Post: 07/29/2020
Remove: 08/05/2020;

Repost: 10/22/2020
Remove: 11/30/2020

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