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Parker Hannifin Corporation 3rd shift Extruder Operator in RED OAK, Iowa

3rd shift Extruder Operator

Location : RED OAK, IA, United States

Job Family : Manufacturing

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Jul 9, 2024

Job ID : 50427

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Responsible for the set up and operation of extrusion and other associated equipment.


· Report directly to Value Stream Team Leader

Work closely with Maintenance to resolve issues with the equipment.


  1. Makes complete line set ups on jobs from charts and process specifications.

  2. Operates line, maintaining proper speeds, adjustments, etc. to ensure a quality product while hitting a standard production rate.

  3. Performs frequent inspections of product, both visually and using O.D. Tape and calipers.

  4. Prepares and completes necessary paperwork.


  5. Work safely in accordance with regulations, standards, and procedures, and in a manner that eliminates unreasonable risk to health and the environment. Notify management of unsafe conditions or practices, unlawful activities and activities which present unreasonable health and/or environmental risk. Report all safety and/or environmental incidents to management immediately.

  6. Prevent excess waste of product and/or components by operating the equipment in an efficient manner.

  7. Maintain production schedules.

  8. Work with groups in initiating and implementation of programs such as Lean Manufacturing and 5-S.

  9. Other duties may be assigned later.


  10. Required PPE:

    1.1. Safety glasses

    1.2. Hearing protection

    1.3. ANSI Z41 Safety Shoes

    1.4. Kevlar gloves

  11. Standing is required for extended periods of time. Carrying, stooping, kneeling, bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, and grasping are done on an occasional basis.

  12. Requires high degree of manual dexterity, which could be performed under restrictive conditions.

  13. Requires flexible hours and short notice for overtime.

    The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.



    Production work preferred but not required

    Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  14. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  15. Basic knowledge and use of hand tools

  16. Sound decision making skills

  17. Good math, reading, writing skills

  18. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  19. Mental and visual acuity for production of quality product

  20. Strong trouble shooting skills


  21. Basic computer skills – Microsoft Office package

  22. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    Other Skills:

    Ability to work well in a team environment


    Employee must pass Pre-employment screening


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

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