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Plastic Extrusion Set-Up Operators-Waukesha, WI

Post Date: 07/28/2020

Req. Number: 83303

City: Waukesha

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53188


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for Plastic Extrusion Set-Up Operators to work in the Waukesha area.

This position requires strong mechanical aptitude, excellent attention to detail, good troubleshooting skills and effective communications. Machine set up and operation is strongly preferred, but we will train the right candidate for the job.

Specific duties include:

  • Reviewing written job requirements
  • Gathering proper materials for job
  • Setting up tooling, extruder process parameters, and auxiliary equipment
  • Operating extrusion line and completing required written documentation
  • Monitoring parts produced and adjusting the process as necessary
  • Inspecting product for conformance to specifications
  • Troubleshooting to determine cause of non-conformance
  • Occasional lifting of up to 55 lbs


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • past Machine Operator experience is preferred

NIGHT SHIFT working hours: (36 hrs/wk on “A” weeks, alternating with 44 hrs/wk on “B” weeks)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  5:00 pm to 5:30 am (12 hrs)                 

Every Other Thursday:  5:00 pm to 1:30 am (8 hrs)

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