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Extrusion Chief


JOB TITLE: Extrusion Crew Chief
LOCATION: HK – Toronto-Etobicoke
SHIFT AVAILABLE: Afternoon Shift – 3 PM – 11 PM
(Note: There is a strong probability that this position will be transferred to the Night Shift (11 PM – 7 AM) in the future)
Pay: $ 18.71 /hr. (training rate)
$20.46/hr. (rate once certified for starting as Crew Chief 1)
+ Applicable Shift Premium
Training will be provided accordingly


Extrusion is the manufacturing process of forming raw rubber compound into various profiles and then curing using a microwave or heated salt curing process.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Monitor & verify quality of profiles.
  • Ensure that the compound is entering the extruder continuously & smoothly.
  • Ensure all dimensions are within spec.
  • Ensure the hardness of the profile is within limits as specified on the set-up sheet.
  • Make regular checks on the water level in the cooling tank & ensure that the profile is centered on the hot air tunnel belt.
  • Ensure Quality Control Extrusion Chart is completed for each crate.
  • Ensure samples are available for the Q.C. Inspector & recorded on the form.
  • Pack the extruded profile as instructed (this includes building of reels).
  • Ensure printing & logo is correct & is in accordance with the drawing.
  • Verify first-off is correct & signed off.
  • Setup extrusion line as per the schedule.
  • Document & record all required information.
  • Operation of both the forklift counterbalance & reach truck (training will be provided if required)
  • Perform other duties as required by supervision to meet production requirements.
  • Must be able to meet & maintain company quality & production requirements.
  • Ensure that company policies & procedures are followed.

Working Conditions

  • Incumbent spends almost 100% of his/her time in the plant environment requiring varying degrees of light physical labour. Lifting, pulling, pushing, standing & walking consists of most of the work.
  • Incumbent understands respects & adheres to the workplace Health & Safety rules & regulations which are derived from the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Previous experience with rubber/plastics extrusion
  • Self-motivated & results driven
  • Troubleshooting & problem-solving skills
  • High school diploma is preferred
  • Effective communicator
  • Read write & speak basic English
  • Strong understanding of mathematics
  • Must be able to use or can be trained on various types of measuring tools related to our gasket manufacturing process.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete an application and return to

Selected candidates will be contacted after September 17th, 2020