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Parker Hannifin Corporation Extruder Operator (Plastic / Rubber / Nylon) 3rd Shift in RED OAK, Iowa

Extruder Operator (Plastic / Rubber / Nylon) 3rd Shift

Location : RED OAK, IA, United States

Job Family : Manufacturing

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Feb 25, 2022

Job ID : 30095

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Our global success is based on a simple equation: an empowered workforce operating in a supportive, safe, environment fosters innovative ideas and solutions. We encourage our team members to pursue ideas, and more importantly, we listen to them. When we succeed, we recognize our team members and team achievements. We encourage internal advancement and continuous learning. Parker Hannifin Corporation is looking for an Extrusion Operator to maintain responsibility for all setup, operations, and quality of the extrusion and continuous hose line operations. Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.

  • Make complete line setups on jobs from charts and specifications

  • Operate line, maintaining proper speeds, adjustments, etc., to insure a quality product and production rates

  • Perform continuous inspections of product both visual as well as through the use of micrometers and calipers. Record product and process parameters

  • Perform repairs to equipment and assist others in maintenance when major repairs to any equipment on assigned line are required

  • Complete all necessary records, reports, etc. as required, giving particular attention to proper part number, job number and quantity per pallet or reel. Insert product weights on Production Tickets

  • Package product according to instructions to include the making of cartons and spools as required

  • Mix materials, load hoppers and grind scrap product as required by operational needs.

  • Assemble packaging materials as required by Job Sheet

  • Keep extrusion line and surrounding area clean and orderly and in compliance with 5-S and any LEAN initiatives


  • High School diploma/GED

  • Extrusion experience preferred, training provided

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as needed

  • Strong attention to detail to minimize setup time and scrap

  • Self-motivation and ability to work as a team player

  • High mechanical aptitude as well as the physical strength to handle tooling and reel changes

  • Ability to read and write, interpret setup sheets, use calipers, mics, lasers and gauges.

  • Ability to lift or move items in excess of 50 lbs. occasionally (e.g. material bags, extruder screws and product reels).

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and

Drug-Free WorkplaceIn accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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