Orbia Advance Corporation
Line Operator Gainesville, TX (Transportation)
At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it's because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment…your whole life; that's our connection.
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:
The Line Operator is responsible for physically operating an extrusion line in a way that ensures all products are produced free from cosmetic and physical defects and are within manufacturing tolerances. The Line Operator is responsible for the quality of the product run and adjusts and documents operating conditions to produce the highest attainable quality of pipe in a safe and efficient manner.
DUTIES AND RESONSIBILITIES:
Monitor operating parameters of the extruders.
Make necessary adjustments to extruder, die, water, or vacuum on a production line to ensure the highest quality product attainable.
Ensure pipe is marked with proper print line as specified in Quality Manual.
Ensure pipe dimensions are within tolerance including wall thickness, outside diameter, length, and overall appearance.
Inform Supervisor or Lead of any changes in specification of pipe.
Perform SDR and size changes including the setup and changeover of production lines with Supervisor or Lead.
Stack and / or bundle finished products.
Responsible for on-line Quality Control.
Responsible for documenting all dimensions of product on Production reports in a neat, accurate and timely format.
Maintain a working environment free of unnecessary equipment and materials.
Comply with, support, and promote all Dura-Line safety policies.
Complete all tasks assigned by the immediate Supervisor.
EXPERIENCE AND / OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Reading, writing, and mathematical competency testing required
Ability to work in team environment
Reliable, self-motivated and quick learner
Knowledge and understanding of the job duties of Downstream Operators, Material Handlers, and Reel Builders
Knowledge and understanding of the smooth core procedures and operation
Working knowledge of extruders, printers, reelers, vacuum systems, chiller systems, resin systems, pullers, quality control standards, and product specifications
Valid lift truck/forklift license
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to work 12 hours per day, 3-4 days per week.
Ability to work most of the time indoors on the plant floor, with heat, dust, and noise.
Ability to work some of the time outdoors in any weather condition.
Ability to remain in a stationary position 80-100% of the time. Must squat, bend or stoop as much as 25% of the time on some days.
Ability to operate hand and pneumatic powered strapping tools. Must also be able to use chains, slings and hooks.
Ability to operate keyboard on microprocessor equipment.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs without assistance.
Ability to push and pull pipe stalks and coils weighing up to 60 pounds with reasonable assistance.
Ability to climb stairs or ladders and work on elevated platforms.
Ability to get into and out of lift trucks and other mobile equipment.
Must be continually alert to mobile machinery.
Must be able to cope with the pressures of extrusion equipment that runs continuously in a 24 hour period.
Must be able to understand and retain safety subject training.
One year of manufacturing production experience is preferred
Dura Line is an EEO compliant employer and uses eVerify
Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at www.Dura-Line.com
Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia's business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.