Plastics Extrusion Operators In Sparta, TN

Metro Industrial Services is hiring a Plastics Extrusion Operator for a Manufacturing facility in Sparta, TN. This is a Temp/Contract job. Don't wait to apply!

Job Type: Temp/Contract
Hours: Full Time
Required Years of Experience: 1
Required Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent

Plastics Extrusion Operator Summary:
This position will be responsible for setting up and operating plastics extrusion machinery in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and customer requirements. The employee will read and interpret blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery and will adjust and clean machines as well as document work performed as required. The person filling this position must be adaptable to ever-changing business environments and departmental need changes as well as inter-departmental, general business, and customer communication and confidentiality. This position is a full-time hourly position and will report directly to the Plastics Extrusion Supervisor.

These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Set up and operate extrusion machines for the processing of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pellets into the rub rail
  • Load hopper with PVC pellets ensuring selection of appropriate color per work order
  • Tear down the machine as needed for any die changes required
  • Set up saw and drill according to size and specifications of work order
  • Perform quality control inspections on parts to ensure they meet the specifications of the work order
  • Complete work order log for each part produced
  • Appropriately package rub rail product once completed
  • Maintain communication with Lead and/or Supervisor and other operators regarding work orders, parts produced, and machine operation to ensure timely and accurate processing and minimize waste
  • Help maintain a clean and safe work area to minimize errors and avoid injuries

Other (Non-Essential) Functions:

  • Contribute to a team effort by proactively assisting internal contacts
  • Attend training programs to develop relevant knowledge, techniques, and skills
  • All other duties assigned

Compensation (USD):

Monday - Thursday

Day shift
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Night shift
6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.

Overtime may be required

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of related experience/training
  • Basic Math skills equivalent to an 8th grade Math level
  • Considerable knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, methods, and standard practices of the trade
  • Proficient with the use of calibrated measurement equipment (dial indicators, depth micrometers, OD/ID micrometers, etc.)

If you're ready to take hold of your career, we can help you start down the right path, and we'll be with you the whole way. At Metro, we guide you through a simple application process, provide Consultation services through Coaching and Resume building, and offer a wide array of benefits.

As an employee, you will receive:

  • Skills training and development
  • Weekly pay
  • Direct deposit or pay cards
  • Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance
  • Internal Referral Program


For more information, stop by or call TODAY!

Metro Sparta:
183 Mose Drive
Sparta, TN 38583

Call: (931) 739-9675

Hours of operations:
Monday to Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday: Closed