Extrusion Operations Lead

Location: Willmar, MN

Job Title: Extrusion Operations Lead

Location: Willmar, MN

Salary: $25-40/hour *** SIGN ON BONUS!

Job Summary of the Extrusion Operations Lead: Seeking an experienced Manual Extrusion Operations Lead with background in human food or pet food industry for immediate opening in Willmar, Minnesota. We offer a sign-on bonus and relocation compensation. Day and Night Shifts are available.

Job Responsibilities of the Extrusion Operations Lead:

  • Demonstrate expertise in operating extruder machines.
  • Efficiently coordinate production runs to ensure timely completion of orders.
  • Monitor and record product parameters such as salt, caustic, temperature, density, and moisture levels.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and modifying screw configuration as needed.
  • Ensure high quality standards are maintained throughout the extrusion process.
  • Provide training and supervision to the extrusion operators.

Education & Experience of the Extrusion Operations Lead:

  • Previous experience in extrusion is essential.
  • Supervisory and training experience is required.
  • Background in human food or pet food manufacturing is necessary.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics.
  • Mechanical aptitude and comfortable using hand tools.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting process instructions provided in manuals.
  • Available for 10-hour shifts on Mondays through Thursdays, either from 6am to 6pm or 6pm to 6am.
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