Job Name:
Machine Operator - Garland Extrusion

General information

Location: Garland, TX
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Hourly Production

Description & Requirements

Now Offering up to $1,000 in Quarterly Profit Sharing Incentive!

There is something meaningfully different about Andersen Corporation. A key to our enduring success is our sincere and thorough effort to do the right thing for customers, for employees, for the community and for the environment. We are a place of vibrant energy and innovation which is part of a well-defined roadmap to seize opportunities ahead.

There has never been a more exciting time to be an employee at Andersen. It isn't our history that makes us an industry leader. It's our commitment to innovation. We're constantly setting new standards for windows and doors that raise the bar for the entire industry. Being around since 1903 means we haven't just seen where the industry's been—we guide where it's going.

Our Garland facility is now recruiting Extruder Operators for 3rd shift (11pm-7am) to join our growing team. This is a full-time direct hire. We are offering competitive salary and great benefits. Come join us. We look forward to hearing from you!

Pay rate: $17/hr-$18.33/hr + 6% shift differential for 2nd shift and 9% shift differential for 3rd shift

Role Description: Under the direction and guidance of other associates, the Fibrex Extruder Operators will tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by the production schedule and customer requirements. Inspect product against known requirements. Develop a growing capability with advanced skills such as troubleshooting issues and performing profile changeovers.


    • Tend to and operate extrusion machines in a work cell to produce required parts as determined by customer requirements and the production schedule.
    • Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to the operation of extrusion related equipment.
    • Move materials in and out of the line as needed; including packaging materials, raw materials and finished product.
    • Complete necessary documentation; process checks, quality checks, production reporting, etc.
    • Create labels and wrap loads per standard work.
    • Evaluate part conformance against documented product requirements and stack profiles on load.
    • Assist with the set-up and start-up any profile for all machines in a work cell.
    • Troubleshoot standard problems against a defined process and refer complex problems to the appropriate resources.
    • Assist with the training of new Fibrex Extruder Operators.
    • Tear down and clean up any profiles
    • Identify and communicate appropriately when electrical/mechanical/technical support is needed.
    • Participate and sustain 6S activities.
    • Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies. Make sure co-workers are working safely and following safety policies.
    • Participate in kaizen events and help sustain improvements made from those events


    • 0-2 year experienced in similar processes; Plastics Fabrication a plus
    • Basic computer skills to include familiarization with Microsoft Office programs.
    • Equipment maintenance experience • Developing leadership skills
    • Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and process procedures
    • Dependability/punctuality
Our Values Define Us

They speak to our past and guide our future. They are the foundation of what makes us Andersen.

Excellence: We will build customer trust and loyalty by understanding and caring about exceeding customer expectations for enduring quality and responsiveness.

Integrity: We take pride in our commitment to do the right thing by demonstrating fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all of our actions.

Innovation: We will uphold our legacy of innovations and embrace change in all areas of our business as a means of attaining and sustaining leadership.

Partnership: We will cultivate successfully relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthen them through shared values, common goals and active participation.

Corporate Citizenship: We will continue our long-standing commitment to leadership in environmental stewardship and to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work.

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.

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.