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Extrusion Production Helper -3rd shift

Teaneck, New Jersey
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Who is Tekni-Plex?                         

We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

Tri-Seal (A Tekni-Plex Company) in Blauvelt, NY is searching for a Production Helper for its 3rd shift  (From Monday midnight to Saturday morning (12:00 am - 8:30 am). Production Helpers are responsible for assisting Extruder Operators to manufacture foam plastic and other materials and/or may be assigned to perform other duties on the production floor.

For the most qualified candidate, we will provide on the job training with our team of experienced Production Helpers and Operators.

What will you do?

  • Assists Extruder Operators in extruding thermoplastic and other materials.
    Tapes ends of extruded articles onto reel spindles and starts machines that wind material onto revolving spindles.
    Measures extruded articles with measuring wheels and cuts to specified lengths.
    Removes rolls or coils from spindles.
    Feeds scrap materials into mill to grind for reprocessing.
    May mix thermoplastic materials and pigments according to formula for extrusion feeding machines.
    May load materials into hopper.
    Transports roll stock.
    Records sample size, weight, carton numbers and specific instructions.
    Pack completed product after it has been inspected.
    Performs routine housekeeping functions on machine and in work area. Promotes worker safety, ensures quality products and actively participates in the continuous improvement process  Performs other duties that may be assigned.

What skills do you bring to the role?

  • High School graduate, GED certification required.
     Prior experience in a production/manufacturing environment, preferred.
     Basic computer skills and proven ability to understand basic math concepts to include with measurement, volume, and distance.
     Ability to lift and carry 10 to 50 pounds.
     Must be able to follow instructions provided in written, oral and diagram form.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:   EEO is the Law   &  EEO is the Law Supplement .




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
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  • Job Reference: 673831728-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex Business.
  • Location: Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent