Extrusion Operator | Extrusion Setter

Job title : Extrusion Operator | Extrusion Setter
Location : Telford and Wrekin
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £25,000 - £35,000
Contact name : Ross Cunningham
Contact email : ross@talentogroup.co.uk


To work as a team to produce a high-quality product to set standards under.

To ensure the continued productivity of the extrusion process.

To gauge and monitor product quality to specified standards /Drawings.

To monitor machine settings and performances.

To tool change machines to production demands.

To pack, label and correctly count profile within specified requirements.

To identify and report any deviations or failings in product quality to immediate supervisor and QA department.

To identify and report any mechanical or electrical faults of machine to immediate supervisor and maintenance department.

To always maintain a clean and safe working environment.


  • Supply and maintain correct raw material feed to extruders.

  • Setup extruders with tooling to production demands.

  • Carry out all pre-start up checks to extruders and ancillary equipment as set out in company procedures.

  • Set extruder temperatures and running settings where applicable.

  • Monitor machine conditions and settings and adjust any conditions to maintain optimum performances to machine and product quality.

  • Constant online monitoring of product quality to company procedures, reporting any suspected deviation from specification to supervisor.

  • Correctly counting and identification of finished product to company procedure.

  • Correct logging of finished product to other departments as required.

  • Transport and storage of tooling to and from storage location in a safe manor.

  • Report damage or problems of tooling to supervisor.

  • Report any damage or potential damage to site or machines to supervisor, manager, and maintenance dept. to company procedures (i.e. Accident / incident report)

  • Transport finished goods to other departments in a safe manor when necessary.

  • Effectively passing on information during shift changeover.

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times.