Extrusion Operator in Middlefield, OH at Mercury Plastics

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description


Current Openings on 3rd shift!

Earn up to $45,000 as an Extrusion Operator. Pay based on experience and performance.

Mercury Plastics, a Masco owned business unit, is a leader in innovative thermoplastic solutions serving various industries including: appliances, construction, liquid dispensing, marine, medical, off-shore and plumbing. With more than 50 years in operations, we have an established family-oriented culture and a team atmosphere.

Competitive pay! Profit sharing and performance incentive bonuses for performance driven, responsible individuals! Excellent benefits and 401k plan.


The Extrusion Operator works in a team environment and is responsible for set up and operation of extrusion lines. Operations will be according to detail sheet and control plan specifications for machine adjustments, material requirements, part identification number, type and quantity of material required and cutting instructions.


  • Prior experience as an Extrusion Operator
  • A demonstrated aptitude through relevant work experience
  • Must be able to notice important details and take changing circumstance into account
  • Must have basic reading, but also to read detail forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, instrument gauges, and maps, as well as plot SPC charts.
  • Must be able to perform mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, or multiplication of positive numbers, as well as fractions. Must be able to calculate averages
  • Must be able to learn and follow ISO procedures, Work Instructions, and Quality Policy
  • Must be willing to be trained as a tow motor driver


  • Read and interpret blueprints, detail sheets and control plans, engineering specifications, and shop orders to determine machine setup, production methods, and sequence of operation
  • Inspect and measure equipment using rule, gauges, calipers, and templates
  • Select, position, and secure dies, blades, cutters, and fixtures onto machine
  • Inspect and measure work-piece dimensions using rule, template, or other measuring instruments to determine accuracy of machine operation
  • Perform minor machine maintenance
  • Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements
  • Keep equipment and work area clean
  • Follow ISO procedures


  • Must be able to stand and walk for 2-3 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to periodically lift and carry to up to 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to twist, pull, push, and bend.
  • Must be able to identify quality variances visually.
  • Must be able to operate tow motor to move product/material


Full or Part Time

Full time

Mercury Plastics (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Mercury Plastics is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.