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Extrusion - Operator (12 hr Nights 2-2-3)


Rogers, AR, US, 72756

REQ ID:  38338

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

The Extrusion Technician is responsible for the safe operation of blown film extruders to produce material that meets current quality standards at optimum rates and yields.  This responsibility includes the performance of those tasks necessary to achieve proper extrusion operation:
•    Interpret and use production schedules
•    Unload rolls of tubing
•    Inspect raw and process materials for visual and measurable attributes
•    Responsible for quality of product
•    Perform minor maintenance and cleaning as required
•    Thread materials through the inventory
•    Perform quality checks on extruded materials and troubleshoot inconsistencies
•    Continually monitor quality throughout the extrusion operation
•    Assure materials and equipment are available in advance
•    Daily interaction with computer software including data collection
•    Communicate with Production Control as needed
•    Operate specialized equipment necessary for proper function of the extruders and mezzanine
•    Clean screws
•    Assist in receiving railcars of by pumping raw materials into silos
•    Operate radiation units in compliance with Cryovac, state, and federal regulations
•    Operate forklift to transfer boxes of raw materials as needed
•    Bale scrap material as needed throughout shift
•    Self-Manage and work harmoniously in team environment
•    Perform other duties as requested or needed to support the team environment
•    Perform Product and Facility Sanitation duties as required
•    Serve on a Team Resource team as needed
Physical Requirements:
•    Frequent bending and lifting of items up to 40 pounds as needed (Lifting of items exceeding 40 pounds will require a two person lift)
•    Work with and around various solvents, corn starch and cleaning chemicals
•    Access all work areas to include frequent climbing on stands, ladders and stairs
•    Sit, stand, stoop, squat, bend, and reach overhead as needed
•    Stand on concrete floors for 12-hour shifts
•    Push/pull objects as needed
•    Drive a forklift (with training)
•    Utilize fine manipulation skills (including but not limited to the use of a utility knife, scissors, tape measure, typing, writing, and hand tools)
•    Must be able to distinguish colors for product quality purposes
•    Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, peers, and management at all levels
•    Must follow all safety processes and procedures
•    Utilize communication skills to effectively express both oral and written ideas individually or in group settings

Able to work every other other weekend

Able to work nights on 12 hr shift

Able to work overtime as needed



  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Some work experience in any field
  • Working knowledge of computers and basic keyboarding skills
  • Process manufacturing experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Proven ability to perform basic math and measurement tasks
  • Blown film extrusion experience helpful but not mandatory

Requisition id: 38338 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Facilities, Forklift, Warehouse, Supply, Operations, Manufacturing

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