Press Assistant

Orlando, FL

Posted: 06/06/2023 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $16 per hour

Job Description

Position: Extrusion Press Assistant
Employment Type: Full Time
Industry: Printing
Pay rate: $16 per hour
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 6 am to 2 pm
Jobsite Location:  Orlando, FL

Job Description:

Hands-on training will be provided on all aspects of operating blown film and extrusion machinery. The position requires a commitment to good housekeeping, safety policies, quality, production guidelines, quality importance and troubleshooting.

  • Work together with an Extrusion Technician to progressively acquire the necessary skills and processes as training advances by working independently or with a team.
  • Train to meet productivity requirements, and minimize downtime and waste.
  • Learn how to set and operate an extrusion machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Learning and understanding the importance of Health and safety within the workspace.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure GMPs are observed throughout the production process
  • Follows SQF Codes
  • Perform equipment cleaning preparation while the line is down.
  • Ensure that the proper materials are being used in accordance with production orders.
  • Properly maintain and care for equipment.
  • Notify the lead Technician if any maintenance issues require immediate attention.
  • Ensure that lines are kept clean and orderly and comply with daily housekeeping requirements checklists.
  • Comply with Plant safety regulations and good manufacturing practices.
  • Operate forklifts, and high lift equipment if trained and certified.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Critical Illness
  • Life insurance
  • Holidays
  • Annual review
  • Performance-based pay increases

Job Requirements


  • Good communication skills
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Forklift certified preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency at the extrusion operator level
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish
  • Clean Background
  • Drug-free workplace
  • Flexible to work overtime & weekends

Physical requirements:

  • Color and depth perception as well as peripheral field of vision.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good balance and overall body equilibrium
  • Stooping, bending downward and forward by bending the spine and waist.
  • Bending legs at the knee to come to rest on the knee or knees.
  • Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine.
  • Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any directions
  • Standing for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking long distances.
  • Pushing and pulling, exerting upper body force to move objects in a sustained motion.
  • Good finger dexterity and mobility.
  • Grasping, applying pressure to an object with fingers and palms.
  • Good sense of touch to perceive in object's size, shape, temperature, or texture.
  • Hearing ability to receive verbal communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
  • Repetitive motions, are substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Additional Information

Celebrating our 31st year, Future Force Personnel Services is a full-service staffing firm specializing in Light Industrial, Professional, and Office/Clerical personnel. Our candidates range from entry-level temporary workers to highly skilled and experienced full-time professionals.

Headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida we currently have additional offices in Orlando and Atlanta and service a broad range of clients from small offices to large corporations throughout the entire state of Florida, and Georgia.

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