Plastic Extruder / Machine Operator

Job Type Casual
Reference Ad-21181

Our client is a designer and manufacturer of industry-leading food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical tubes and is looking for a Base Tube Operator / Machine Operator to join their team in the Smithfield area

This position will initially be offered on a temporary long-term basis which could lead to a permanent role. You will be required to work on a day shift - Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm + overtime when required

About the Job:

The job will include but not be limited by the following tasks;


  • Produce high-quality tubes
  • Meet production targets
  • Perform quality tests and ensure that all product manufactured meets the required standard
  • Promote a safe & clean working environment



  • Ensure that all the raw materials required for production are in stock & available
  • Change machine parts for job change over
  • Liaise with shift Supervisor re: daily production plan
  • Start, operate, shut down base tube line and change over parts/tools



  • Prioritise work/tasks according to the needs of the business & our customers
  • Ensure that work areas are clean and that the cleaning schedule has been completed daily
  • Carry out a line clearance at the end of each order



  • Ensure that the work environment is HACCP compliant
  • Assist as required during changeovers (empty boxes, start/stop the machine, etc
  • Complete required daily production reports
  • Work in a safe manner in line with WHS and policy of Impact


What we are looking for:

We are looking for a true professional with the following attributes

  • Professional conduct at all times
  • To produce all tubes on time, in full quality standards
  • Comply with company policies and codes of conduct at all times
  • Respect fellow employees and work in a team orientated fashion
  • Reliable
  • Previous experience working in a plastic manufacturing environment advantageous but not necessary
  • Familiar with FMCG environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude skills
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Great communication skills
  • Have full working rights in Australia
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Available to start immediately
  • Fully vaccinated


  • Onsite parking available
  • Temp to perm role on offer for the right applicant
  • Training will be provided
  • Great team culture
  • Career progression

If you believe you have the required skills for this role, please apply via the link and submit an updated resume NOW!!