Inteplast Group

Reclaim Operator

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Description/Job Summary

Please refer to the job grade on the job posting page for the appropriate job description.


Reclaim Operator: Position Grade C

Position Objective
Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.

Training
  • Reclaim operator “A” will train reclaim operator “C” on procedures that apply to reclaim.
  • Shadow reclaim operator “A” and “B”.
Authority/Decision Making
  • Notify QC and managers when resin is questionable.  May need to adjust settings.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Start up and shut down equipment
  • Assist production
  • Pre-heating reclaim machine
  • Change Pellitizer blades
  • Changing Shredder blades
  • Rebuild Cutter head
  • Screen changes
  • Clean chill water bath
  • Change over from color to clear
  • Clean up reclaim area
SAFETY
  • Responsible for supporting and following Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment in respective areas.
  • Attend monthly Safety Training.
QUALITY
  • Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.
  • Closely monitor all film for conformance to specifications.
  • Insure that quality issues are resolved and communicated quickly and effectively, to minimize negative impact.
PRODUCTION
 
  • Insure that work instructions provided in Level 3 documents on ISO server are supported and followed.  See Production Training matrix.
  • Actively support line Operations Coordinators as needed.
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary by Operation Coordinator.
  • Actively participate in corrective actions for film non conformities, equipment abnormals, and material defects.
  • Fully support and work toward achieving plant targets and goals.
  • Insure Paper work is filled out properly (Production ticket, timeline, stretch film inspection log, and SOC’s)
  • Be able to read production orders (film type, gauge, width, footage, packing spec.) and insure all materials and supplies meet requirements.
  • Supports and follows housekeeping requirements
  • Familiar with quality defects for machine and hand film
  • Understands and follows hold procedure
  • Familiar with trouble shooting techniques for entire line.
 
OTHER
 
  • 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.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices & Software
  • J knife
  • Forklift
  • Guillotine
  • X-Gran Reclaim Machine
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.
  •  
  • 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.
  • .
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  •  
  • 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
  • Packer experience
 
Required Qualifications
  • Operator experience
 
 
 
Reclaim Operator: Position Grade B

Position Objective
Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.

Training
  • Lead/Senior Lead will train reclaim operator on procedures that apply to reclaim.
  • Shadow experienced reclaim operator “B”.
Authority/Decision Making
  • Notify QC and managers when resin is questionable.  May need to adjust settings.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Start up and shut down equipment
  • Assist production
  • Pre-heating reclaim machine
  • Change Pellitizer blades
  • Changing Shredder blades
  • Rebuild Cutter head
  • Screen changes
  • Clean chill water bath
  • Change over from color to clear
  • Clean up reclaim area
SAFETY
  • Responsible for supporting and following Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment in respective areas.
  • Attend monthly Safety Training.
QUALITY
  • Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.
  • Closely monitor all film for conformance to specifications.
  • Insure that quality issues are resolved and communicated quickly and effectively, to minimize negative impact.
PRODUCTION
 
  • Insure that work instructions provided in Level 3 documents on ISO server are supported and followed.  See Production Training matrix.
  • Actively support line Operations Coordinators as needed.
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary by Operation Coordinator.
  • Actively participate in corrective actions for film non conformities, equipment abnormals, and material defects.
  • Fully support and work toward achieving plant targets and goals.
  • Insure Paper work is filled out properly (Production ticket, timeline, stretch film inspection log, and SOC’s)
  • Be able to read production orders (film type, gauge, width, footage, packing spec.) and insure all materials and supplies meet requirements.
  • Supports and follows housekeeping requirements
  • Familiar with quality defects for machine and hand film
  • Understands and follows hold procedure
  • Familiar with trouble shooting techniques for entire line.
 
OTHER
 
  • 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.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices & Software
  • J knife
  • Forklift
  • Guillotine
  • X-Gran Reclaim Machine
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.
  •  
  • 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.
  • .
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  •  
  • 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
  • Packer experience
 
Required Qualifications
  • Operator experience
  • Reclaim Operator “C” experience for 2 years
 
 
 
Reclaim Operator: Position Grade A

Position Objective
Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.

Training
  • Lead/Senior Lead will train reclaim operator on procedures that apply to reclaim.
  • Shadow reclaim operator “A”.
Authority/Decision Making
  • Notify QC and managers when resin is questionable.  May need to adjust settings.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Start up and shut down equipment
  • Assist production
  • Pre-heating reclaim machine
  • Change Pellitizer blades
  • Changing Shredder blades
  • Rebuild Cutter head
  • Screen changes
  • Clean chill water bath
  • Change over from color to clear
  • Clean up reclaim area
SAFETY
  • Responsible for supporting and following Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment in respective areas.
  • Attend monthly Safety Training.
QUALITY
  • Follow established quality guidelines to produce a product that meets criteria.
  • Closely monitor all film for conformance to specifications.
  • Insure that quality issues are resolved and communicated quickly and effectively, to minimize negative impact.
PRODUCTION
 
  • Insure that work instructions provided in Level 3 documents on ISO server are supported and followed.  See Production Training matrix.
  • Actively support line Operations Coordinators as needed.
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary by Operation Coordinator.
  • Actively participate in corrective actions for film non conformities, equipment abnormals, and material defects.
  • Fully support and work toward achieving plant targets and goals.
  • Insure Paper work is filled out properly (Production ticket, timeline, stretch film inspection log, and SOC’s)
  • Be able to read production orders (film type, gauge, width, footage, packing spec.) and insure all materials and supplies meet requirements.
  • Supports and follows housekeeping requirements
  • Familiar with quality defects for machine and hand film
  • Understands and follows hold procedure
  • Familiar with trouble shooting techniques for entire line.
 
OTHER
 
  • 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.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices & Software
  • J knife
  • Forklift
  • Guillotine
  • X-Gran Reclaim Machine
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.
  •  
  • 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.
  • .
  • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  •  
  • 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
  • Packer experience
 
Required Qualifications
  • Operator experience
  • Reclaim Operator “B” experience for 5 years or by the opinion of management
 
 
 
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