Extrusion Assistant
Printpack Inc - Newport News, VA

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Printpack is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Extrusion Assistant. This position will be located in Newport News, VA and will report to the Extrusion Group Lead.

Assistants are expected to be “technicians in training”, to train aggressively as technicians and to be integrated into the production team.

Moving materials to/from the warehouse

Hanging and removing rolls

Ensuring adequate materials are available for production

Setting up equipment or machinery for operation

Checking process parameters and ensuring correct inputs

Checking products to ensure product quality; meeting customer specifications

Noting defects in an object or structure

Reading micrometer, dials or calibrated scales

Entering details into a computer

Checking work completion to a set standard

Checking documentation

Checking correct recording in reports, documents, etc

Work in a team environment to achieve team goals

Support PPS initiative/5S/Lean


Required Qualifications:
Excellent work history and good attendance record

Documented effective performance in current position (Effective or higher) with no disciplinary issues

Ability to work both day and night shifts as well as weekends

Ability to lift up to 88 lbs

Preferred Qualifications:
Reading skills with high retention

Strong math skills

Strong computer skills

Ability to interpret measurement data (measurements and charts)

Strong mechanical aptitude


Building and Maintaining Relationships

Stress Tolerance



Information Gathering

Problem Analysis

Written Communication Skills/Oral Communication Skills

Technical Skill and Competence


Concern for Excellence

Customer Service Orientation