Extruder Technician

Extruder Technician

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop/Write/improve standard operate procedures/safe work practices for extruder and associated peripheral equipment
  • Prepare maintenance plans
  • Manage installation, commissioning and start-up of extruder and peripheral equipment

On-going Responsibilities:

  • Safe operation of extruder and peripheral equipment.
  • Manage the polymer raw materials associated with the extruder (~ 100 to 160kg/day)


  • Work effectively in a collaborative work place.
  • Understands how to translate the information in safety data sheets into safe work practices.
  • Familiar with hand tools (hand drills, socket wrenches).
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • The job assignment will require the use of a full-face respirator on occasion.  Medical evaluations are required for employees wearing respirators.


Preferred Candidates,

Will have completed a two or three-year college diploma


Ideal candidate will have had previous experience working with plastics

Working Conditions:

  •   Office and Laboratory Environment
  •   Less than 10% travel
  •   Job Location Acton, Massachusetts

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.