POEA Job Position: Plastic Moulder

Location: New Zealand


  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience


  • Start up tooling adjustments and settings of extruders and corrugators.
  • Monitoring and adjusting multiple extruders and corrugator operating parameters such a temperature, vacuum pressure and RPM.
  • Test products for functionality or quality, recording and updating Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts and reacting to adverse trends.
  • Monitoring the weighbatch system for the correct ratio of virgin polyethylene resin/masterbatch and recycled components.
  • Adjusting blender resin recipes to meet requirements.
  • Troubleshooting via a documented Root Cause Analysis and 5 Whys process
  • Carry out maintenance as per the Upkeep Preventative Maintenance system schedules and reports, such as cleaning screens, filters, hoppers, changing out vacuum motors and lubricant changes.
  • Pipe Extrusion, Pipe Corrugator and Pipe saw line changes
  • Pipe Extrusion, Pipe Corrugator and Pipe saw line changes
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