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Extruder Operator

Aliases: Extruding Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Rubber Industry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Extruder Operator is expected to perform include: 
  • Selecting the correct compound 
  • Feeding the extruder with strip of proper width and thickness as per size specifications 
  • Producing product of correct width, length thickness and texture (if template/die has been used) 
  • Using online weighing scale to ensure that the product/output weight is as per specification to avoid rework or rejections
  • Inspecting the rubber strip visually to make sure it is free from defects and meets required specifications for further processing
  • Ensuring that the extrudate temperature is correct to control the material rejections 
  • Ensuring that dimensions of the extrudate conforms to the specifications 
  • Ensuring that the extruded product is handled carefully and is free from contamination 
  • Carrying out housekeeping in extruded area, reporting and documentation, quality checks, problem identification and escalation activities
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling maybe a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
 
Working hours
  • Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from factory to factory
  • Shift system maybe available
 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Class X
  • Certified training for Extruder Operator (programme aligned to RSC/Q0622 released by Rubber Skill Development Council)
     
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Well-versed with the emergency stop procedures for the extruding machine
  • Knowledge of maintaining cleanliness and safety requirements for commencing extruding batch operation 
  • Ability to set tolerance levels for various parameters such as temperature, pressure, RPM and weight
  • Well-versed with measurement techniques using gauges and balance (for thickness, width and weight)
 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Training in operation of machinery 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4
  • Rubber Training Institute, Kerala
  • Indian Rubber Institute, Kolkata
  • Hasetri, Rajasthan
 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Supervisor

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Extruder Operator

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Helper

Transfer option
  • India: Rarely
  • Abroad: Rarely
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Worked as a semi-skilled helper for a minimum of 6 months in the same role in lieu of minimum qualification

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Rubber manufacturing companies across India

KEYWORDS 1
  • Extruder Operator 
  • Extrusion Operator 
  • Extruding Machine Operator 
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8141.0303 Extruder Operator
ISCO 2008 8141 Rubber Products Machine Operators 
NIC 2008 22119; 22199; 22191 Manufacture of rubber tyres and tubes n.e.c; Manufacture of other rubber products n.e.c; Manufacture of rubber plates, sheets, strips, rods, tubes, pipes, hoses and profile-shapes etc.
QP Reference RSC/Q0622 Extruder Operator
NSQF 4 -

 

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