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Extrusion Technician I - 2nd Shift

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Location: Garland, TX
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.”. As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PURPOSEThe Troubleshooter Extrusion Tech I will be responsible for day-to-day troubleshooting, firefighting, and production support as needed. Other duties will include assisting with startups, teardowns, hot changeovers, PPAPs, etc.


·                 Able to assess situations and determine if an issue is machine or process-related and take the proper corrective action and escalation.

·                 Assist with profile/line startups and tear downs as needed

·                 Clean tools as needed when lines go down and need to come back up.

·                 Assist with plant shutdowns and startups.

·                 Walk the lines and be involved with assessing profile performance with the intention of anticipating issues vs waiting for them to occur.

·                 Monitor “Process Set-Up Sheet” settings with the intention of getting all profile settings updated and corrected

·                 Report Process sheet setting discrepancies to the Engineering group.

·                 Coaching, training of ops while assisting with issues

·                 Attend support meetings to remain engaged with company objectives.

·                 Follow all PPE requirements for the different tasks of the job.

·                 Be a leader in the area of safety.


Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:  

·      Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

·      Health Savings Account contributions

·      Paid holidays plus PTO

·      401(k) plan & contributions

·      Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities

·      A culture that supports work-life balance

·      An environment where collaboration is key

·      Volunteer opportunities – on company time

·      Environmentally conscious business decisions

·      7,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.