Melt Extrusion Operator (3rd Shift)

Cook Biotech

Canton, IL


The Extrusion Operator at Cook Polymer - Canton is responsible for the safe operation and basic troubleshooting of the Melt extrusion line (s) including all downstream equipment.  Also responsible completing and documenting product in process inspection to ensure total product quality.


• Monitor and document key process conditions and product dimensional and physical characteristics

• Maintain clean work environment

• Tear down and clean tooling and machine

• Set up and start machine



• High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Technical school certifications and/or college level technical degree preferred

• 2+ years of working in a manufacturing environment preferred• Experience working in a regulated industry preferred

• Converting plastic raw materials is preferred

• Experience using Microsoft office

• Regular contact with departments, employees and management at all levels of the organization


Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to stand, sit, walk, climb stairs/ladders, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, push, pull, and reach

• Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)