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Extrusion Operator

$17.00 – $27.00 hourly


Last Updated: 7/16/22

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Job Description

We are hiring Extrusion operators.


• Responsible for setting up, operating and monitoring extrusion machines for high temperature polymers on downhole cables in oil & gas industry.

Key Function:
• Select and measure compression and tubing extrusion tips/dies
• Assemble and dis-assemble compression and tubing extrusion heads
• Clean the extruder barrel and screw
• Set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, temperature and tension
• Set up and operate extrusion machines under normal supervision
• Locate defects on extruded conductors/cables
• Check for conformance to specifications
• Familiar with the use of measurement devices (laser mic, hand mic, dial mic, wrap around tape, scale, optical comparator)
• Record necessary data and as well as perform computer input and retrieval completely and accurately
• Work independently of others as well as with team members, area managers, and support personnel
• Assist with work center inventories

Basic Skills:
• Lift, carry, position, push, pull, 50 pounds
• Use fingers to touch and surfaces for lumps, holes, roundness

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.