Posted 1 week ago
$29.00 per hour
Company: Les Industries Polykar Inc. O/A Polykar
Business information: Polykar is a company that offers sustainable flexible packaging solutions in North America. Everything we make is either 100% recyclable or compostable. Our product portfolio features polyethylene film, recycled garbage bags, certified compostable packaging, food-approved bags and industrial-strength packaging. We produce plastic rolls for the food packaging industry ensuring compliance with BRC Food Safety Standards.
Business address: 5637 Rue Kieran, Saint-Laurent, QC H4S 0A3
Work Location: 9406 130 Street SW, Edmonton, AB T6Y 0N3
Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment
Weigh resins, colorants and other chemicals according to formulae
Monitor and inspect quality of material produced
Place weighed materials in mixing machines
Unload mixture into container or conveyor for further processing
Set up and operate calender machines to transform plastic bales or slabs into continuous sheets or films of specified thickness
Set up and operate extruding machines to extrude plastic compound through a nozzle or die
Change dies on extruding machines according to production line change
Prepare and change moulds and adjust equipment for production line change
Safe operation of a three-layer/and or mono-layer blown film extrusion system
Make extruder adjustments according to already established working methods to maximize productivity
Make order changes
Ensure the quality of the finished product while following all health and safety rules
Perform continuous quality checks throughout production runs
Follow a 'clean as you go' policy keeping all areas tidy on site to ensure compliance with BRC food safety standards
Monitor machine performance, maintain output, quality and waste targets whilst keeping downtime to a minimum
Report to the Plant Manager if a machine is defective or if there is malfunction
Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
Diploma in plastics technology is a strong asset.
Experience: At least 5 years of experience in the blown extrusion industry or co-extrusion is required.
Knowledge of BRC and ISO standards is an asset.
Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Combination of sitting, standing, walking.
Personal suitability: Organized, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Excellent oral and written communication, Initiative, Accurate, Judgement, Ability to multitask and work autonomously
Weight handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Language: English is required.
Salary: $29.00 hourly, 36 – 48 Hours per week.
Benefits: Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Life insurance and vision care are provided. Disability, dental, and extended medical insurance as well as PPE are provided.
Important Information: Flexibility in schedule is required. Rotating continental 12-hour shifts from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM OR from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM. During the first 6-week period, the worker will work an average of 42 hours per week. Working days and days off will be determined on a rotational basis, with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 shifts per week. Overtime and work on weekends may be required depending on the business needs.
Apply by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
**Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Plastic-film extrusion machine operator**
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