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GEMINI INCORPORATED Manufacturing Specialist - 3rd Shift in DECORAH, Iowa

Company Overview Gemini, Inc. is a leader in custom manufacturing of architectural products for the signage industry and has been in business for more than 50 years. Our Corporate Headquarters is located in Cannon Falls, MN with 18 plants across the US. We are currently seeking a 2nd Shift Foundry Worker to join our production team in Decorah, IA. Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm OR 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM with overtime as needed. Pay Rate: $16.92 - $23.49. 7% shift premium for 2nd shift positions. Purpose StatementTo learn and demonstrate proficiency in all extrusion related positions including profile extrusion operator and sheet extrusion set up operator. Operators will be expected to cross-train and flex between positions based on business need and must be willing to adjust work schedule to 12-hour shifts to maintain operating efficiencies and meet customer demand.Essential FunctionsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Profile Extruder OperatorReview work orders and schedules to determine required tooling and material.Clean and inspect tooling and equipment.Set up and operate profile extrusion line.Perform material handling duties of raw material and finished goods.Measure, test, and document findings of finished products.Adjust extruder, tooling and equipment to ensure product quality.Maintain accurate records of production and inventory, and complete appropriate transactions.Responsible for processing and shipping all orders.Extrusion Set Up OperatorSets up and operates sheet extruder equipment.Adjusts and calibrates the blender to ensure proper blend of materials.Changes dies, screws, rolls and dialups on the extruder.Sets up and operates extruding equipment, manufacturing extruded plastic sheets, as required.Brings granulated material to the dryer hopper and feeds the hopper in an efficient manner.Ensures a steady supply of plastic is delivered from the dryer hopper to the extruder hopper by monitoring the flow of plastic as required.Takes instrument readings on extruder and adjusts as required.Takes stacked sheets from the end of the extruder and heat seals the stack in a plastic shrink wrap. Covers the stack with cardboard and bands stack.Records material used during the shift by the job.Helps unload scrap from semi-trailers by operating a forklift as required.Secures equipment and plant facilities at the end of the shift.Drive forklift and other material handling equipment as required.Will participate in Lean/Continuous Improvement efforts in the plantMaintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.Always perform duties in a safe manner, following established safety procedures.Perform similar or related various duties as required.Position RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED1-2 years of experience in production environmentHigh level of mechanical aptitudePlastics manufacturing experience including operation of extrusion equipment preferredLEAN experience preferredBenefits:Competitive financial compensationProfit Sharing Plan (historically averages 10% of base salary)Productivity Cash BonusTraditional and Roth 401(k)Tuition ReimbursementHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort-term Disability InsuranceLong-term Disability InsurancePaid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave)Use of company owned resort on Big Round Lake in Hayward, WIThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Must pass a physical, drug screen, background check and have a HS Diploma or GEDWe do not discri