Manufacturing - Plastic Extrusion Operators
INSTIGATE, Inc. - Minneapolis, MN

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Plastics Manufacturing Operator
Minneapolis, MN

This is a rare opportunity to make an immediate impact and join an industry leader!
Conwed is a global company, specializing in total netting solutions, from concept to commercialization. Headquartered in Minneapolis, we manufacture a complete line of high-performance netting used in major markets ranging from consumer packaged goods to building material. We are a progressive company with global manufacturing facilities in Minneapolis, MN, Athens, GA, Roanoke, VA, Chicago, IL and Genk, Belgium.
Our Opportunity:
Operators will be responsible to efficiently and safely operate production equipment, including set up, start up, effective use, product/tooling changes, monitoring & testing, and production reporting. This facility currently operates on a 24/ 5 schedule 8- hour shifts and will return to a 24/7 schedule, 12 hour shifts. The 12-hour shifts run 7 days a week, 2 shifts per day, day shift runs 7am to 7pm, night shift runs 7pm to 7am. 12-hour shift employees are scheduled as follows, 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on 3 days off. In a 14-day period, an employee works 7 days. Employees are expected to have the ability to work a reasonable amount of overtime.

Core Competencies:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to maintain a good attendance record.

  • Ability to work safely.

  • Ability to lift 30-40 lbs routinely (5-10x/hr) and 40-70 lbs occasionally (1-4x/hr).

  • Mechanical and/or production background (experience or training in plastics preferred). Post-secondary training preferred.

  • Ability to operate a forklift truck.

  • Some computer experience (keyboarding skills).

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic mathematical skills.

  • Read and comprehend English.

At Conwed Plastics, we recognize that our employees are the core of our strength. That’s why we offer competitive compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package.

The USW (United Steel Workers) Union represents production employees in our Minneapolis facility. A $75.00 initiation fee after 31 days of employment and monthly Union dues based on hours worked are required.

If you are looking for a challenging, fast-paced work environment, contact us now!

Join us and apply online today!

We are excited to partner with the HR Professionals at Instigate, Inc. to manage our recruitment efforts for this opening. All resumes will be processed promptly by Instigate, Inc., our recruitment partner. Please submit your resumes, applications or questions directly to Instigate for prompt consideration.