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Extrusion Operator

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Summerville, South Carolina, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Manufacturing department, we are looking for:

Extrusion Operator  
Summerville, SC


This position is a 12 hour rotating schedule (4 nights (Fri – Mon), 3 days (Fri – Sun), 3 nights (Tues – Thurs), 4 days (Mon – Thurs) and then have 7 days off before they start back with the next rotation)


Summary – Extruder Operator Trainee must demonstrate ability to understand the technical aptitudes necessary to start and operate an extrusion line. Trainee should exhibit work traits indicating that they are able and willing workers. Trainees should maintain a good attitude and morale toward their job and fellow employees


Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Earn more: You can expect a competitive wage and reliable paycheck when you work for Voith. 
  • Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development, team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world.
  • Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, tuition reimbursement and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off starting at 16 days in your first year of employment plus 10 paid holidays.


Responsibilities –

  • Demonstrate capability to follow specific instruction and learn elements of the operation
  • Exhibit ability and willingness to follow supervision on job assignment
  • Establish an acceptable attendance record
  • Demonstrate potential to become a qualified extruder operator after 60 days on the job
  • Should exhibit mathematical skills necessary to perform certain calculations and formulas as used in the extrusion area
  • Must possess mechanical skills consistent with those required to operate and maintain an extrusion line
  • Should exhibit manual dexterity skills to a level which would allow efficient string-up and doffing of an extrusion line


Qualifications –

  • High School diploma or equivalent


Physical Demands –

  • Must be physically capable of lifting 25 pounds over their head, lifting 60 pounds 5 feet high, and transporting, via pallet jack, 2500lbs

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina