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Dura-Line LLC Lead Operator in Tennille, GA

Company: Dura-Line
Location: Wrightsville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it's because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainmentyour whole life; that's our connection.

LOCATION: Tennille, GA

WORK SCHEDULE: 2-3-2 Rotating Days Off (Every other Friday, Saturday, Sunday off)

SHIFT: C-Shift (Nights)



The Lead Downstream Operator will lead the extrusion downstream workforce to create and maintain a safe working environment and a high-performing team.


  • Responsible for downstream operations in the following areas:
    • Safety (personal & equipment) / housekeeping
    • Training of personnel
    • Equipment operations (set-up, production goals and quality control)
    • Reporting of personnel issues, non-conforming products, equipment issues, safety concerns, and any other issues to shift supervisor.
      • Operate reeler (both manual and auto mode).
        • Ensure that all equipment is operated and maintained properly.
        • Oversee and monitor the overall operation of all downstream equipment to ensure safe and efficient working conditions.
        • Communicate with the previous shift and following shift downstream leads on problems, work schedules and housekeeping.
        • Ensure that any product produced meets quality specifications.
        • Support activities and tasks required for efficient changeovers on the lines.
        • Assist with troubleshooting problems on production lines.
        • Monitor production, quality, and process control functions.
        • Maintain effective employee relations and positive working relationships with personnel in all areas of the extrusion department.
        • Complete downstream personnel training documentation.
        • Abide by and enforce all safety policies and procedures.
        • Direct downstream personnel accordingly to meet production needs.
        • Assist other operators in cutting conduit, tie-offs, and reel changes.
        • Ensure that the extrusion staging area is maintained in an orderly manner.
        • Ensure that all product is packaged and finished per quality requirements.
        • Perform other duties as assigned by shift supervisor.EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
          • Downstream Operator experience required, with leadership experience preferred.
          • Experience with troubleshooting and problem solving.
          • Demonstrated leadership skills required.
          • Excellent language skills.OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
            • Ability to write, present and explain reports and work instructions pertaining to all phases of the downstream operation.
            • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs with or without assistance.
            • Ability to hear equipment, visually check for defects in product and sense temperature changes in the finished product.
            • Ability to move from one area to another, stoop, reach and bend.
            • Ability to successfully complete a forklift operations course.
            • Must be available to work a 12 hour, rotating shift
            • Good mechanical skills
            • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
            • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
            • Ability to manage multiple priorities and multitask
            • Computer proficiencyWORKING CONDITIONS:
              • Manufacturing plant environment with plastics extrusion processes #USIND123


                Join Our Team:Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials

                Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known asOrbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia's business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

                Tennille, GA, US, 31089

                Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

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                Nearest Major Market: Macon

                Job Industries
                • Warehouse & Production

Keywords: Dura-Line, Macon , Dura-Line LLC Lead Operator in Tennille, GA, Other , Wrightsville, Georgia

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