Extrusion Operator
Tekni-Plex, Inc. - Dallas, TX

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Tekni-Plex, Inc. a global, diversified manufacturer of packaging, products and materials has an immediate opening for an experienced Extrusion Operator in Dallas, TX.
Dolco Packaging, A TekniPlex Company is the leading manufacturer and supplier of foam polystyrene and PET food containers for the egg, agricultural, processors and food service end markets. With five plants located throughout the United States, we are the number one supplier of foam egg cartons to domestic egg manufacturers. We also produce mushroom tills, apple trays, pear trays and other packaging products .

Our commitment to quality and innovation began in 1966 when we became the first foam manufacturing company in the United States to create perishable food cartons. We are also committed to sustainability , and our effort has been recognized by the EPA, recycling organizations and environmental organizations.
Dolco Packaging is part of Tekni-Plex , one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative packaging and tubing solutions for the world’s leading products.

Tekni-Plex, Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families. Tekni-Plex’s benefits include: tuition assistance, medical & dental, company paid short-term /long-term disability, group life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), 401(k), paid holidays and paid-time off (PTO).
Responsible for cutting and tagging rolls, keeping raw material feeders full, quality tests and data entry. Participate in the operation of all manufacturing process equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Sets up, operates and provides minor maintenance to extruders, grinders, pelletizers and all support equipment.

Performs quality inspections and tests.

Cuts rolls, weighs and prepares roll tickets.

Monitors and measures silo levels.

Recognizes operational and quality problems and knows the correct machine adjustments to make.

Prepares production logs, product tags and time cards as necessary.

Operates scrap grinder as required and understands recycle system.

Transports roll stock to warehouse.

Collects SPC Quality data to chart and record accurately.

Follows and participates in plant safe housekeeping guidelines designed to ensure a safe work environment.

Will be using scanners and entering data into our production system.

Basic computer and Excel experience preffered.

Other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk, hear, and push round rolls with varying weight of 140 – 600 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic, flammable or caustic chemical; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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