Downstream Production Operator – Gravenhurst

A production plant in Gravenhurst is seeking a Downstream Operator

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Application Deadline: open
Hours of Work: 40
Wages: $17.00 /hr
Duties & Qualifications:

The Downstream Operator will maintain the quality of the extruded product and it’s packaging.
• Places the correct reel onto reeler and prepares for start-up. Reel must be in good condition
• Operates reeler (Manual and auto mode)
• Monitors print and footage markings, and makes corrections as needed
• Monitors for continuous stripe (if required)
• Knows and understands the quality requirements for all products being produced
• Makes all checks that may be required to assure that the product being wound on the reels meets the product requirements. These checks will include but are not inclusive:
o Check for proper puller pressure
o Check for stuck cable on C-I-D (Cable In Duct) products
o Check for hot spots on the duct
o Check surface temperature of duct
o Check for print quality
o Check surface quality of duct
o Check for holes, die-face build-up on duct
o Check for loss of stripes
o Before making the necessary adjustments, informs the supervisor or Line Operator of problem areas
• Ensures wraps on reels are neat
• Cuts conduit, ties-off, and caps conduit when each reel and cable (if applicable) is complete
• Paints and stencils wood reels (if required)
• Grinds line scrap as it is produced and stacks scrap
• Assists Line Operator in line start-ups
• Maintains a neat and orderly work area
• Assists other operators in cutting conduit, tie-offs, and reel changes
• Follows all safety requirements for this position and all company safety guidelines
• Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisor
• Completes appropriate paperwork to ensure accurate inventory transactions


• Reading, writing, and mathematical competency testing required
• Ability to perform simple math, add, subtract, multiply, divide and take measurements
REVISION: 06/25/2019
• Attendance is an essential part of the job
• Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistance
• Ability to climb ladders, listen to equipment, look for defects in product and sense temperature changes in the finished product
• Ability to hold conduit and drive nails into reel flanges simultaneously
• Ability to move from one area to another by stepping over and/or bending under objects
• Manufacturing floor environment
• May include outside conditions on top of railcars or silos in all types of weather

Job Type: Full-Time
Full Time Hours Per Week: 40
Advertising Method: General Ad

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