Hot Job of the Week

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Hot Job of the Week:
Hot Job: Extrusion Operators – 2nd or 3rd shift - T-955-8

How to Apply
: APPLY DIRECT to the employer by email at Please mention OhioMeansJobs Stark or Tuscarawas when applying to this employer.

Worksite Location
: Dover, OH

Number of Job Openings
: 5

Deflecto provides products that make life more efficient at home, at work, and on the road. They are a longtime leader in office, safety, and air distribution innovation. Deflecto is known for looking at ideas from every angle to uncover even better solutions.

Job Description
: This position reports directly to the shift supervisor and must work in coordination with coworkers to be effective. This position is primarily responsible for producing quality product. Essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Read and follow instructions for each job; Complete all paperwork for the line including labeling and production reports correctly and return it to supervisor at the end of the shift; Maintain production rate on each product. Machine responsibilities include: Set up the machine (temperatures, die settings, roll settings, thickness settings, etc.); Make sure the machine has required material; Check to be certain material is going into the machine correctly; Once setup is complete, turn machine on; Make sure product is correct width, length, and thickness; Make sure product has correct surface; Inspect quality of parts as job is running; Train new operators when assigned; Aid in the production of quality products in an efficient and safe manner; Maintain a neat and orderly workstation;  Lifting/moving up to 40 pounds consistently; Standing, bending, stooping, reaching vertically as well as horizontally to reach parts; Discuss machine status with incoming and outgoing shifts; Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds to a height of 4 to 5 feet and hold away from body then place it on the floor; Direct activities of mixer/utility to ensure uninterrupted workflow; Other duties as assigned.

: Wage is $16.25 per hour with shift differentials of $0.75 for 2nd shift, $0.50 for 3rd shift; 40-60 hours per week; Mandatory overtime.

: Must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma/equivalent with 6 months of experience working in an industrial setting. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds consistently. Must be available for overtime and to work all shifts.

Available Benefits
: Health and dental insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and 401k

Pre-employment Testing
: Drug screen, criminal background check, and physical examination

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