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Company Medtronic
Job Title Extrusion Operator II
JobId 28727
Location: Danvers, MA, 01923, USA

Extrusion Operator II


Danvers, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

May 23, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

Make an impact on your community and the lives of others by cleaning, maintaining and keeping in extruders in good working order in order to manufacture medical devices.

If you have a high school diploma or GED, and have at least a year of plastics processing experience, consider this role.

In this role, you would be working hands on with extrusion equipment, which demands constant cleaning, preventative maintenance, and daily upkeep. If you have an ambitious attitude with the desire to learn the extrusion process and contribute to the well functioning, compliant operation of the equipment, this job could be for you.

**A Day in the Life**

You will be part of a team whose responsibilities include:

•Line Equipment Operation - The operator will run the line for development and product runs as well as provide shift relief. The individual will also be acquainted with off-line auxiliary equipment and instrumentation.

•Tooling and Area Upkeep - Cleaning and organization of extrusion tooling, general cleaning of extrusion equipment, and maintaining a clean work area.

•Material Handling - Resin mixing and blending, raw material inventory, hopper loading and unloading, off-line inspection.

•Preventative Maintenance - Periodic scheduled maintenance of primary and auxiliary equipment including, but not limited to: alcohol wiping of all metal contact surfaces, filter cleaning and replacement, chassis lubrication, chiller media flush and fill, etc.

**Must Haves - Minimum Requirements**

•High School Diploma or GeD

•1-3 years of primary plastics processing experience is a requisite of the position.

**Nice to Have**

•Product specific training will be provided on the job. Ability to make rational decisions and contribute to the team’s function.

•Basic knowledge of Statistical Process Control will be required as a foundation. A commitment to continual improvement of a World Class Manufacturing operation is essential

•Ability to operate electrical and electronic controls.

•PC skills, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail.

•Strong written and verbal communication skills.

•Vocational or post-secondary technical education in a machinist, mechanical, electrical trade or equivalent.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functionsof this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

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