Inteplast Group PTPB- Remil Operator in Pittsburg, Kansas

Description/Job Summary

*The Erema is machine that takes scrap plastic, melts it and returns the plastic to pellet form. The machine has a belt where the plastic is loaded and it is carried into the machine. We are then able to recycle and resuse the pellets in our bag making operation. *

  • The shift for this position is 6:00pm to 6:00am with a rotating schedule. Please contact Pitt Plastics HR for further information.*


  • Run Erema machinery in efficient manner to achieve maximum output.

o Ability to keep Erema loaded with material.

  • Work with maintenance and Plant Manager to resolve mechanical concerns.

  • Accurately log all production and machine down time in Oracle operating system.

  • Ensure quality of all finished product.

  • Knowledge of various types of plastics being processed.

Job Specific Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively and accurately in production operating system. Requires basic computer skills

  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.

Experience and Education:

* * Education* - High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)

  • Experience – Prefer previous work experience with machines in a manufacturing setting.

Essential Job Functions and Abilities:

  • Ability to quickly move your hand, your hands together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, lift, manipulate or assemble objects. (many duties require hand over hand movement) (frequently)

  • Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands.

  • Must be able to see in low light conditions, hear, and speak clearly.

  • Ability to stand and change positions frequently over an eight-hour period.

  • Ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. (Lifting requirements up to and including 100 lbs) (frequently) Must be able to balance rolls of plastic up to 300 lbs.

  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and or legs. Must be able to reach and lift up to 50 lbs above shoulders (frequently) reaching above head (occasionally), stooping (occasionally), twisting (occasionally), and bending at waist (occasionally).

  • Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles repeatedly or continuously to lift objects. (frequently)

  • Ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.

  • Ability to work in environment that is extremely hot, humid in the summer months, and cold in the winter months.