Extruder Technician

ID: REF4692C
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Raleigh, NC
Post Date: 8/10/2020

Job Description

Are you looking for a full-time job, with starting pay at $17.37 an hour, great benefits and career growth opportunity? Evergreen Packaging is designated as an Essential Business by the state, and we are in need of dependable, hard-working production workers to package paper products in a large manufacturing facility. If you possess good mechanical skills, a positive attitude, and a good work ethic, you will have the opportunity to advance within our company. We urge you to apply today! Multiple positions are available. Health and Safety is our number one priority.

The Extrusion Technician works with various assigned technicians and supervision to learn the job of a Technician, and to understand company Safety Rules and Policies. They are expected to maintain good attendance and prepare for Certification progress, which will give them upward mobility based on individual initiative. 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Follows all directives of the Supervisor, Operators, and Department Manager in a respectful and responsible manner.
  • Takes instruction from assigned trainers as to the setup, troubleshooting, and successful running of each aspect of the extrusion line and process.
  • Learns all profiles with regard to specifications with focus on quality standards and rate.
  • Leaves next shift set up with whatever materials they will need to begin their shift.
  • Communicates with next shift Technicians exchanging any pertinent information.
  • Leans to keep accurate and legible production reports.
  • Learns to identify problems and reporting them to supervision and maintenance.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean in accordance with our Housekeeping Policy.

Desired Skills:

  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Have basic computer knowledge
  • Able to read/measure w/tape ruler
  • Willing to work rotating shifts
  • Safely operate powered industrial equipment (with training)
  • Ability and willingness to certify as a Technician and continuously improve on personal growth/advancement through our certification process

Frequent Tasks

  • Working in high temperature and high humidity
  • Standing up to 7 hours in an 8 hour shift
  • Lifting 25 pounds
  • Pulling/dumping drool cart
  • Making splices
  • Plug finish rolls
  • Operate a forklift

Infrequent Tasks

  • Climbing ladders
  • Operate clamp truck
  • Clean a wrapped chill roll
  • Lifting 20 – 50 lbs



  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Able to read measurements using a tape ruler


  • At least two years of experience in a production workspace
  • Well-organized and history of showing initiative
  • Knowledge of current OSHA safety rules and regulations

Additional Information

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

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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