Winder Operator

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Description/Job Summary

Please refer to the Position Grade on the Job Posting page for the appropriate job description:
 
Winder Operator: Position Grade C(Entry-level)
 
Position Objective
 
To follow all policies, rules, procedures and responsibilities defined in order to meet customer satisfaction. 
 
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Report directly to Sr. Winder; responsible for safety, quality, and production
  • Comply with all written and verbal safety rules, using personal protective equipment in accordance with Department and Plant safety plans
  • Assist adjoining line, as needed during operational problems to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Properly maintain and care for equipment reporting any issues requiring immediate attention
  • Housekeeping, ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly, complying with daily housekeeping requirements
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Sr. Winder Operator
  • Attends site training classes
  • Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required
  • Able to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance and willing to work outside the regular schedule as required.
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact with others in the workplace.
Physical Activity Required For This Position
  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist. Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
  • Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time. Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
  • Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. DEGREE OF LIFTING: 5-25 lbs;  26-50 lbs                       
  • Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
  • Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
  • Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
Preferred Qualifications
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • P.C. knowledge.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency as assistant winder operator.
           
Winder Operator: Position Grade B
Position Objective
 
To follow all policies, rules, procedures and responsibilities defined in order to meet customer satisfaction.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Report directly to Sr. Winder; responsible for safety, quality, and production
  • Completion of QC Certification
  • Test film properties according to Specifications
  • Notify Sr. Extrusion or Extrusion Tech of any quality issues
  • Able to slab rolls and cut scrap winder. Wear proper PPE
  • Comply with all written and verbal safety rules, using personal protective equipment in accordance with Department and Plant safety plans
  • Maximize throughput in accordance with operating instructions and / or SOC’s
  • Initiate timely line adjustments to correct quality issues, in accordance with operating procedures and / or troubleshooting manual
  • Closely monitor all rear-line, as needed during operational problems, to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Assist adjoining line, as needed during operational problems to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Properly maintain and care for equipment reporting any issues requiring immediate attention
  • Housekeeping, ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly, complying with daily housekeeping requirements
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Sr. Winder Operator
  • Attends site training classes
  • Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace
Physical Activity Required For This Position
  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist. Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
  • Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time. Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
  • Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. DEGREE OF LIFTING: 5-25 lbs;  26-50 lbs                       
  • Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
  • Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
  • Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in Extrusion Department
  • P.C. knowledge
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency as assistant winder operator
 
Winder Operator: Position Grade A
 
Position Objective
 
To follow all policies, rules, procedures and responsibilities defined in order to meet customer satisfaction.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Report directly to Sr. Winder; responsible for safety, quality, and production
  • Maximize throughput in accordance with operating instructions and / or SOC’s
  • Test film properties according to testing frequency
  • Ensure good quality products according to Specifications
  • Able to slab rolls and cut scrap winders. Wear proper PPE
  • Enter information in the LIMS System
  • Grind scrap generated during changeovers and web breaks
  • Initiate timely line adjustments to correct quality issues, in accordance with operating procedures and / or troubleshooting manual
  • Closely monitor all rear-line, as needed during operational problems, to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Assist adjoining line, as needed during operational problems to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Properly maintain and care for equipment reporting any issues requiring immediate attention
  • Housekeeping, ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly, complying with daily housekeeping requirements
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Sr. Winder Operator
  • Attends site training classes
  • Overtime as required
  • Completion of QC Certification. Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace
Physical Activity Required For This Position
  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist. Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
  • Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time. Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
  • Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. DEGREE OF LIFTING: 5-25 lbs;  26-50 lbs                       
  • Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
  • Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
  • Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Substantial experience required in Extrusion Department
  • P.C. knowledge
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency as assistant winder operator
  • High school graduate or equivalent                                               
Winder Operator: Position Grade Sr
 
Position Objective
Supervise the daily activities of the department
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Attends site training classes
  • Completion of QC Certification
  • Able to train other operators on how to slab rolls and cut scrap winder
  • Notify Sr. Extrusion Tech or Extrusion of any quality issues immediately
  • Assist operators with entering information in the LIMS System
  • Plans ahead during changeovers and cleaning preparation to minimize downtime
  • Ensure that the scrap generated during changeovers, web breaks and slitting scrap is disposed of in a timely manner
  • Comply with all written and verbal safety rules, using personal protective equipment in accordance with Department and plant safety plans
  • Ensure all aspects of winding operation are in accordance with line instructions and SOC’s
  • Closely monitor line, being alert for mechanical and/or quality issues, making frequent visual checks for optical defects in the film
  • Closely monitor all rear-line functions (TDO exit back) to ensure line is consistently running within SOC’s and / or operational requirements
  • Assist adjoining line, as needed during operational problems, to minimize downtime and increase department efficiency
  • Properly maintain and care for equipment, reporting any issues requiring immediate attention
  • Housekeeping – ensure that area of responsibility is kept clean and free of debris, in accordance with daily housekeeping requirements
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Extrusion Technician
  • Overtime as required
  • Ability to fill for Extrusion Technician when deemed necessary
  • Assist in training of winder operator
  • Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace.
Physical Activity Required For This Position
  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine and waist. Example:  Changing paper in printer, copier machine.
  • Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Example:  Giving signals, reaching for material or handle on item.
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time. Example:  Making copies, giving presentations, directing traffic.
  • Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Pushing, using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling, using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. DEGREE OF LIFTING: 5-25 lbs;  26-50 lbs                       
  • Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.
  • Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; via face to face or telephone.
  • Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Example:  Filing, sorting mail, starting ignition of machinery.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Substantial experience required in Extrusion Department
  • P.C. knowledge
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency as assistant winder operator
  • High school graduate or equivalent

     

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