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

Duties for this position include:

  • Read and interpret blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery
  • Adjust and clean machines as well as document work performed on machines
  • 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
  • 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.
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