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Extrusion Associate

Company: Nanshan America AAT, LLC
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


New starting rates effective Jan. 2023 = $23.00 / hour

-Pay increases per skill learned

-100% match 401K

-Referral Bonus


The Extrusion Associate is responsible for operating and maintaining machines that extrude aluminum alloys into custom profiles, bars, tubes, rods, and angles.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sets up and operates extrusion press to shape hot billets into products, such as bars, tubing, structural shapes, custom profiles, and rods;
  • Installs dies, stem/ram, dummy blocks, shear blades, bolsters, containers, other press tools, and run-out separator in press, according to size and type of product, using overhead 50-ton crane;
  • Operates automated equipment by calling billet from furnace when indicated to keep production steady
  • Starts ram that spreads billet into container/die and forces it through press;
  • Regulates rate of extrusion to ensure quality compliance and production metrics;
  • Starts press, manages run-out table and operates butt shear to guide extrusion from press and maintain production;
  • Pulls extrusion along conveyor to stretching table;
  • Sprays die with lubricant to ensure no buildup between tooling stacks;
  • Records data in EPICS, such as crew time, number of billets used, and items processed;
  • May operate fork truck to handle raw material (log) or scrap material at saws;
  • Stretches material based on temper to achieve specific mechanical properties, straightness, flatness, or other quality attributes;
  • Saws material to customers specified length;
  • Continuously looks for ways to improve quality, efficiency, safety, and hygiene of the operation;
  • Performs other required tasks as assigned.
    Job Requirements
    • Minimum High School Diploma;
    • Minimum 1-2 years manufacturing experience;
    • Must be able to spend all day on his/her feet;
    • Must be able to occasionally enter into the machine following proper lock out/tag out procedure.
    • Must be able to drive a forklift truck after provided the proper training;
    • Ability to work in a team environment;
    • Maintain the production pace of other team members;
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs;

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