Extruder Operator - Colfax, NC

Colfax, NC, US, 27235

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  496095



National Pipe & Plastics, a CRH company, is one of North America’s largest PVC pipe producers, serving the water and energy markets from two east coast locations in Endicott, NY, and Greensboro, NC.  But we’re more than just a manufacturer.  Our long history of exceptional customer service and product quality enables us to be a trusted and strategic solutions partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more.  As part of the CRH Infrastructure Products business, we are leading the industry with innovative, sustainable solutions with a safety-first mindset.




National Pipe & Plastics, one of the largest PVC pipe producers in North America, is currently seeking an Extruder Operator. The Extruder Worker maintains maximum production rates, minimizes overweight and rejects, trains new employees, and assists the supervisor to oversee shift operation. This position comes with a $1000 sign-on bonus. The first $500 will be paid after the first 90 days, and the other $500 will be after 6 months of employment. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Check daily production schedule and count-sheets in the office for any special instructions or changes
  • Check and record machine speeds, regrind silo levels, and all other pertinent information on logs provided
  • Check color barrels and hoppers so they do not go empty
  • Make proper adjustments on extruders and associated equipment if necessary
  • Frequent monitoring of extruder – back pressure, amps, screw and feeder speeds – so that limits are not exceeded
  • Frequent monitoring of extruder heats zones and vacuum at vent
  • Check product appearance and make adjustments as necessary
  • Assist all machine tenders in solving any unusual problems and producing a quality product
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


Requirements / Education / Experience


  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, and colleagues
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  May 14, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Temporary, Equipment Operator, Contract, Manufacturing