Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•Extrudes different fluorocarbon resins. Must set up all equipment needed to run product using setup cards provided.
•Cleans melt tooling and puts extruders back together.
•Writes legibly and keeps accurate records.
•Keeps a clean, neat workplace.
•Observes all safety rules and regulations.
•Can follow instructions, both oral and written.
•Labeling and preparing orders for shipping.
•Some use of computer equipment is required.
•Lifting and reaching up to a height of 72" approximately 60 pounds unit weight.
•Standing/walking: Standing for sustained periods in the Melt area. Walking as necessary
•Moving of equipment is required in most instances.
•Safety equipment and rules must be used. Respirators, heat and solvent resistant gloves, safety glasses, and face shields.
•Working with HOT tooling. Temperatures of 450F+ are not uncommon.
NOTE: This list may have additions or subtractions made at any time. Zeus reserves the right to add, remove, or substitute requirements at any time based on business conditions, changing technology, or other business needs. Additions and subtractions are directly communicated to the Technician seeking competency completion.
Must meet the Technician proficiency within 18 months from start date. If training is incomplete within 18 months then the employee may be disqualified from proceeding in the Technician program and will return to manufacturing shop-rate pay.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
•High school diploma or equivalent
•The ability to carry out oral and written instructions along with the ability to adapt to different situations
•Physical condition demands being able to push, pull, lift, reach to height of 72", and handle hot material.
•The employee must have the ability to perform inspection functions such as visual inspection to detect cosmetic defects and color differentiation of products
•Must have basic mathematical skills (Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals). Must think in terms of spatial dimensions, and be able to read and write legibly.
•Standing for sustained periods in the general melt area.
•Ability to work in a team environment
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills in a fast paced manufacturing environment
•Hands on approach
•WorkKey Score Requirements:
o Math - Score needs to be a 4 or greater
o Reading - Score needs to be a 4 or greater
o Locating Information - Score needs to be a 4 or great
•Wiesen score of 40 or better
Disclaimer Statement: Job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities required, but a description of the job's most important elements. Nothing in this description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Zeus Industrial Products, headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina, is the world's leading polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovator. More than 50 years of experience in medical, aerospace, energy, automotive, fiber optics, and more allows us to set the bar high.
Zeus is a great place to work. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. Zeus offers an opportunity to join a very successful, family-oriented team. Our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none. We are a leader in our field and have great relationships with our customers and team members. Many of our team members are the best at what they do in the world. Our customers are leaders in their fields. Our products help save lives.
Continuous Improvement is a way of life at Zeus. Successful candidates will have a desire and ability to take our manufacturing process to the next level. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. You must possess the ability to work independently; and the desire to learn a variety of skills. The ability to communicate clearly is imperative, as is the ability to manipulate data using various software packages.
At Zeus, what we do matters, and we pride ourselves in "Turning polymers into possibilities." Expectations are high; our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none.
Our employees and our customers are at the center of everything we do. Those relationships have been built on a foundation that is supported by our Mission and Vision:
Our Mission: Provide Solutions - Enable Innovation - Enhance Lives
Our Vision: Working Together - Doing It Better
Zeus is an exciting, innovative company that offers competitive pay and a great benefits package. As we continue to push the boundaries of polymer science, we're constantly in need of new ideas, new expertise, and new team members. Are you ready to join us?