Extruder Operator

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions ? from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise ? all backed by a brand you can trust.
Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.Position Summary
The Firestone Building Products, Corsicana, TX plant is looking for a 2nd shift Extruder Operator. The pay rate for this position is $19.19 an hour plus a $1.00 shift differential.
A qualified candidate will be responsible for:
Practice safe behaviors at all times in every area of operation
Serve as key operator for a polyiso board manufacturing line
Responsible for equipment setup and safe operation to meet finished product specifications and targets for quality, efficiency, utilization and scrap reduction
Troubleshoot and correct process and equipment operating problems
inspect and recognize defective product and make machine adjustments to correct cause of defects.
Work collaboratively with maintenance, quality control, and management to optimally run this production line to capacity
Participate in activities to continually improve plant safety and quality performance
Serve as backup supervisor when the supervisor is absent or away from the line
Completes appropriate end of shift paperwork, accounting for production run time, machine time, and production quantities produced during the shift.
Leads team housekeeping and 5S efforts
Prior work history that includes the following:
Safe behavior as #1 priority
Excellent attendance
Supportive and collaborative team player in every respect
Experience operating process machinery in a manufacturing environment
Working with teams to improve manufacturing process performance
Proactive engagement in continuous improvement projects
Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to lead a team toward achieving goals
Executing innovative solutions for production issues.
Providing support and guidance to less experienced personnel.
Ability to write and follow written standards and train others to the standards.
Observing all housekeeping, 5-S standard work, and safety guidelines.
Mechanical aptitude, demonstrated problem solving skills and effective written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated above average computer skills and use of Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent basic math skills
Physical Requirements
Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively.
Able to stand, sit, and/or walk a majority of the shift.
Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities
We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer? Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

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