1st shift Expander

Carlsbad, CA - Contract To Hire - Job ID #2545

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The role of expander supports manufacturing processes to execute planned production work, primarily through the operation of industrial mixing and converting equipment utilized for the manufacture of Prepreg and Adhesive products.
Responsibilities include equipment set-up, operation, and clean down against defined standards to directly support the Lead Operator and ensure safety, quality, and productivity goals for the work cell are consistently achieved.
The expander role requires support of and adherence to all safety standards, personal protective equipment requirements, reporting requirements, and safe working practices in the manufacturing environment.
Quality and productivity objectives are supported by ensuring documented processes are followed, accurate records are kept per defined requirements, and a general customer focus is adopted to support the wider goals of the organization.

Essential Functions

  • Comply with company policy, safety, and regulatory requirements, and apply knowledge in those areas to all functions of role
  • Apply safe working practices, and utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) required for large scale industrials mixing and converting equipment, and associated chemical handling
  • Demonstrate awareness of Quality culture and execute against defined Quality policies, operating instructions, and standard operating conditions for equipment and processes
  • Communicate quality issues or defects encountered to the production Lead, Supervisor or Manager and support timely corrective actions driven at the management level
  • Perform tasks assigned by the Lead Operator, Supervisor, or Manager associated with set-up, machine operation, and cleaning activities to meeting planned work schedules and meet productivity goals
  • Support the wider organizational goals with adoption of process and policy changes, and general support for continuous improvement initiatives
  • Manual job requirements include standing, sitting, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, as well as frequently and repeatedly lifting and/or moving up to 55 pounds (25Kg).
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • 1+ yeah production experience in a manufacturing environment. 

Monday – Friday – Must be able to work OT depending on workload. 
6 am – 2:30pm 
$18 – $20/hr.
ITAR required
Must be able to pass background and drug test. 

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