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Job Description:

  • 1) Controls semiautomatic or automatic machines and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, extruders, pelletizers, pumps, blowers, and conveyors, from control panel to produce pellets from plastic flakes: Moves controls on panel to start and stop equipment, to set timing devices for operating cycles, and to direct flow of materials on conveyor.

  • 2) Observes thermometers, gauges, and meters to verify process conditions.

  • 3) Records readings in logs.

  • 4) Turns valves to regulate temperature, pressures, and rate of flow of materials.

  • 5) Inspects equipment for mechanical defects.

  • 6) Gives directions to workers in blending, mixing, and extruding pelletizing materials, and in repairing machines and equipment.




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Job Number: 3985