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Process Technician

Location:
Fernley, NV
Company:
Trex Company

Description

Purpose/Primary Function:

Trex Company, the world’s number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is seeking a Process Technician to work in a team environment on production floor to meet all safety, quality, housekeeping and production goals.

Help us deliver what’s next in outdoor living by having working knowledge of the following areas/processes: poly sorting and raw material processing, extrusion/intellution computer knowledge, saw and bundle sort/packaging process, fork truck operation, reclaim grinding, shipping and loading process, special operations such as working in the quality laboratory, embossing product line, and special projects as required.

As our next Process Technician, you are an effective communicator, comfortable taking initiative and flexible to change.

Talented employees are just one of Trex Company’s trademarks. This is your chance to work for a company consistently awarded recognition for market leadership and innovation. Trex outdoor living products offer significant design flexibility with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. Trex decking products contain 95 percent recycled content and we are one of the largest plastic scrap recyclers in the U.S. Our organization keeps more than 400 million pounds of plastic and wood scrap out of landfills every year.

Besides working for the company known for its recycling heritage and as a creator of amazing outdoor living spaces, Trex employees enjoy an industry-leading compensation and benefits package, bonuses and incentive programs, tuition assistance and more: trex.com/careers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver raw materials to the process lines at a rate that allows us to meet our production goals.
  • Operate forklift in a safe and efficient manner while handling production material. In addition to the forklift, operators must also have knowledge on how to safely operate additional equipment such as saws, grinders, strappers, and other hand tools, etc.
  • Operate production-classified machinery appropriately for each type of product movement or job duty.
  • Control production line processes (including poly area, raw materials, extrusion, saw/quality check, etc.), monitor operations, troubleshoot production issues and make adjustments when necessary.
  • Perform quality control checks on product during the production process in order to ensure that product specifications and standards are met.
  • Package finished product, then, cover, label and transport units to finished goods yard.
  • Perform housekeeping duties to keep plant appearance at an acceptable and safe manner.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner at all times.
  • Perform special processes and projects as required by Production Supervisor or Site Manager.


Required Skills

  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork
  • Taking initiative
  • Flexible to change



Required Experience

Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, standing for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to be forklift certified, requiring proper vision, hearing and motor skills.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to wear PPE at all times.
  • Must be able to work in team environment and communicate well with others.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment with bulk materials, chemical systems or extrusion process, or related experience preferred.


  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork
  • Taking initiative
  • Flexible to change



Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, standing for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to be forklift certified, requiring proper vision, hearing and motor skills.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to wear PPE at all times.
  • Must be able to work in team environment and communicate well with others.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment with bulk materials, chemical systems or extrusion process, or related experience preferred.
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