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Rotating Shift Fibrex Extrusion Technician - 52628070 - JE

Job Code: 52628070
Job Location: North Branch, MN
Category: Technicians
Last Updated: 10/21/2016
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Job Description:
Fibrex Extrusion Technician II
Provide extrusion troubleshooting services to production as needed to resolve problems, including process modifications, tooling alterations to maintain a process capable of meeting customer requirements.  In addition to troubleshooting, tool maintenance and minor flow adjustments will be performed as necessary, along with process improvements to maintain a competitive productivity level.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Able to assess a situation and determine if an issue is machine related or process related and take corrective action.  
• Efficiently work on non-conforming processes to get them in specification.  
• Diagnose complex extrusion problems to resolve issues, inclusive of flow corrections.
• Work with the supervisor, lead, engineering, and maintenance to resolve complex issues.
• Assist with production qualification runs including capability assessment.
• Participate in and support projects that are driven by business initiatives.
• Provide training, instruction, and guidance to production associates.
• Support, train, and assess associate learned skills through the Pay for Skills program.
• Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies.  Ensure co-workers are working safely and following safety policies.
• Train new operators.
• Analyze SPC data to determine process/product conformance and trends.
• Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to operation of machines within the work cell.
• Identify and communicate appropriately when electrical/mechanical/technical support is needed.
• Participate and sustain 6S activities.
• Participate in and lead kaizen events and sustain improvements from those events.
• Maintain and develop back-up tooling and transition tooling into production.
• Help transition and qualify new materials, processes, and profile applications.
• Identify and implement process improvement concepts.
• Help to identify and assist with experiments aimed at reducing customer related concerns, improving process capability and tooling longevity.
• Help develop and train associates.
• Conduct and provide feedback where applicable for associates as it relates to the pay for skills environment.
Secondary Responsibilities:
• Participate and support projects that are driven by business initiatives.
• Set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.
• Tend to and operate machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule.
• Perform maintenance tasks as necessary
• Attend and participate in appropriate training and development programs
• Perform other duties across the plant as needed as directed by supervision or management.
Direction of Others:
• Assists crew lead and supervisor with the training and development of entry level and senior level operators.
Skill/Education Preferred:
• 2 year degree in Technology program or relevant experience.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience with profile extrusion.
• Strong prioritization and multi-tasking capability.
• Strong aptitude in problem solving and process improvement.
• Strong computer skills – Windows, MS Access, MS Excel
• CAD experience preferred or willingness to get necessary training.
• Strong knowledge of quality systems
• Mastery of all skills and knowledge required of a Technician I.
• Equipment maintenance experience
• Proven leadership skills; influence people and projects.
• Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally
• Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and process procedures
• Ability and skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
• Self-motivated and capable of managing stressful situations.
• Machining, welding, and tool & die training or experience
• Possess a working knowledge of statistical process control.
For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 52628070JE
Equal Opportunity Employer


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