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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Extrusion Operator - Day & Night Shifts in Hartford, Wisconsin

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HIRING!!!! A Place to Build Your Future and be Part of a Fast Paced, Safety Oriented, Growing and Stable Industry!

$2000 Hiring Bonus

If you are an Extruder Operator looking for a new opportunity with a leading packaging company, ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!

ProAmpac is one of the leading global flexible packaging companies. We are an essential employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Hartford, WI. facility!

If you want to be part of a team and help produce items essential to everyday life this is the position for you! Our pay and benefits are competitive along with 11 paid holidays and a great wellness program. This is a fantastic opportunity to leverage your production, manufacturing, or warehouse experience and learn valuable niche skills that are in high demand, plus earn great pay and outstanding benefits!

The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.

Outstanding Benefits:

  • Competitive wages & promotions from within

  • Attendance bonuses | production bonuses |hiring bonus |referral program

  • Clean and air-conditioned environment

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Robust paid and unpaid time off

  • Full Benefits including: Medical| Dental | Vision |Disability Insurance | 401k Match

  • Wellness program

  • Positive encouraging team focused culture


  • Day Shift “C”

  • Thursday-Saturday | 6am - 6pm (12 hour shifts) | Mandatory OT Every Other Sunday

  • Overnight Shift "D"

  • Thursday - Saturday | 6pm - 6am (12 hour shifts) | Mandatory OT ever other Sunday


  • Starting wages with previous extruder operator experience generally range from $20 - $27+/hour based on experience

Who We are Looking for:

  • Looking for qualified candidates who have prior manufacturing and/or experience working as an extruder operator. Willingness and ability to work 12 hour shifts.

  • Operating Blown Film Extruders which includes understanding how the resin structure works, how to run extruders and prepare for both change overs and cleaning of the dies.

Major Job Function:

  • The Extrusion Line Operator controls and monitors the film production of his or her designated line(s). Oversees the quality, house-keeping, and safety of the designated extrusion line(s). Maintains clear communication with all Plant Departments in an effort to produce quality base film.

  • To perform the job successfully an individual must be able to execute the following tasks. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Set and maintain gram weights/film gauge and film dimensions within specified QA guidelines.

  • Fills out appropriate processing conditions paperwork at the beginning of each shift.

  • Verifies current production blend is consistent with the control blend.

  • Monitors film treatment; opacities, surface defects, edge weave, and ensures smooth slitted edges on film rolls.

  • Records and monitors gauge profiles across the entire film web.

  • Ensures film rolls are consistently wound within specific roll hardness/variance tolerances.

  • Accurately fills out appropriate production/downtime paperwork.

  • Promptly prepares clean film samples for additional QA testing procedures during specified time intervals.

  • Monitors and maintains raw material levels such that blenders and ultimately the extruders don't run out of the necessary materials.

  • Performs routine maintenance on extrusion systems for his or her designated lines.

  • Performs roll changes including preparing cores and timing out winder cut-overs.

  • Prepares for and performs line changeovers efficiently while minimizing film scrap and/or raw material waste.

  • May be assigned other duties plant wide as time allows.

  • Work effectively with neighboring plant departments in a team environment to develop multi-functional solutions.

  • Maintain good house-keeping practices throughout the Extrusion department, particularly the operator's designated lines.

  • Perform job duties accurately so that other personnel and departments, and ultimately customers, receive correct information and/or product.

  • Adhere to ProAmpac safety policies and production procedures as included in the employee handbook to ensure safety for self and fellow employees and to ensure behavior is appropriate in the workplace.

  • Follow all applicable instructions relative to food safety and the SQF Food Safety Management System, including Employee GMP's.

  • Report food safety problems to personnel with the authority to initiate actions.

Job Requirements:

  • Prior manufacturing and/or experience working as an extruder operator is a plus

  • Able to lift up to 50lbs

  • Able to work 12 hour shift with overtime as needed


Job Requirements:

  • Prior manufacturing and/or experience working as an extruder operator is a plus

  • Able to lift up to 50lbs

  • Able to work 12 hour shift with overtime as needed

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: Extrusion-1001

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.