Job Description

Job Header

Extrusion Machine Operators

Advertiser: FDA Enterprises Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
21 Feb 2021
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
$30 - $39.99 per hour
Work Type
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Machine Operators

Dear Sir/Madam,

We need to find machine operators for our extrution and recycling plant in Melbourne.

These jobs are for machine operators to run plastic extrusion equipment to make Polyethylene pipes. There will be shift work available as we plan to run 24/7 [link removed] going forward.


About us

Our company is an experienced wholesaler and supplier of Poly Pipe and PVC products. We are currently expanding our business to include the manufacturing of Poly Pipe and are looking for an experienced Plastic Extruder / machine Operator to join our team in the Dandenong South precinct. The position will be offered as a permanent Full-time role to the successful candidate after an initial 3 month qualifying period. You will be required to work day shifts of 8 hours Monday to Friday [link removed] and overtime when required. Competitive rates are on offer commensurate to your experience. The position is available for an immediate start for the right applicant. We encourage all qualified persons to apply in writing via email for the position of the "Operations Manager."

Qualifications & experience

·         At least 1 year proven experience working in automation of plastic piping extrusion lines and plastic manufacturing in a factory environment.

·         Experience with extruded plastic engineering of extruded products.

·         Proven previous experience in production of large diameter piping in coiled formats.

·         Motivated and organised with an exceptional ability to meet deadlines.

·         Packaging and printing experience necessary.

·         Strong mechanical aptitude skills.

·         Excellent communication skills, results driven individual that works well in a team.

·         Have full working rights in Australia.

Tasks & responsibilities

·         Operating a plastic extruder machine/s on a daily basis in a safe manner, while using initiative to meet production schedule targets and maintain a high standard of quality

·         Evaluate and process materials the quality of materials to be used in products

·         Overseeing and controlling the testing and processing of materials manufactured to meet required standards

·         Review and drive planning for new product lines and produce daily production plans and reports for accuracy and sign off

·         Meet production scheduling times and performance standards

·         Precise weighing and loading of raw materials and accurate handling for plastic extrusion manufacturing


·         Convenient Dandenong South location with secured staff parking on-site.

·         Attractive package with a permanent, Full-time contract

·         Work for a growing and high-potential business


The application form will include these questions:

·         How many years' experience do you have as a machine operator?

·         Which of the following forklift licences do you have?

·         Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?

·         Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

·         Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment? [link removed]








The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following forklift licences do you have?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a machine operator?

Report this job advert

Be careful
Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself here.

Share this role