Production Worker

Bedford, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 9.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Jean Brugh, Spherion
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Job Description

PRIMARY DUTIES:This position is responsible to produce pultrusions that meet production throughput and quality specifications.  The machine operator will use just-in-time production techniques and procedures while operating pultrusion equipment.



1. Responsible for operating pultrusion equipment within the guidelines of the product specification sheets

2. a. Monitor the flow of raw materials through the equipment tooling and make necessary corrections to maintain throughput and product quality standards.

    b. Responsible for JIT ordering of mat and resin raw materials.

    c. Operate resin-pumping equipment for a consistent supply of material.

    d. Add and splice mat as needed for a consistant supply of materiale. Perform all necessary in-feed inspections.

3. Operate manual or automatic cut-off equipment to cut parts to specified lengths and tolerances from the continuous pultrusion operation.

    a. Perform any secondary operation such as drilling, deburring , etc. as required.

    b. Appropriately stack parts on skids and/or handling carts.

    c. Perform all necessary final product quality inspections.

    d. Responsible to place left over scrap material in designated area for pick up.

4. Responsible to contact a Production Technician or the Production Shift Leader for troubleshooting when process/equipment problems arise that can not be handled by the Pultrusion Machine Operator.

5. Responsible, upon completion of a production run, to properly clean equipment in preparation for the next production set up.

6. Perform minor equipment preventative maintenance tasks as required.

7. Maintain good housekeeping and safety practices8. Perform miscellaneous duties as directed by supervisor



Demonstrated mechanical ability

Demonstrated ability to use tape measure and calipers.

 Ability to work with others in a cooperative environment.

Able to work flexible hours or shifts.

Forklift Training Certificate

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