110 Pearl St. Bldgs 51–53, Coldwater, OH 45828
1-87POLYTECH (1-877-659-8324)

Lead Technician

By July 2, 2015Careers

Reports To: Production Manager


Job Overview: Under the direction of the Shift Supervisor, this position is responsible for operating bag machines and associated equipment in order to safely produce high-quality bags in accordance with the job safety analyses (JSA’s), production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow all JSA’s and safety procedures/policies
  • Setup and operate extrusion lines and support equipment producing high quality films and bags
  • Read and verify line orders/dockets
  • Understand printing job requirements by the specifications
  • Mount plates, adjust pressures, tensions, and ink viscosity
  • Troubleshoot stoppages and breakdowns
  • Perform quality checks of material being produced and complete related documentation
  • Complete daily production paperwork
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Set up other necessary auxiliary equipment
  • Fundamental knowledge of resins and their properties
  • Learn and comprehend all equipment so adjustments can be made if/when needed
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Blown film experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen
  • Punctual
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts
  • Work overtime as required
  • Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with our without accommodation



Physical Requirements:
Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (1-2 hours)
  • Standing (Constantly – up to 12 hours)
  • Walking up/down stairs (two flights, several times daily)
  • Walking (Constantly up to 12 hours)
  • Lifting/Carrying (Regularly/Constantly up to 12 hours – minimum of 50 lbs.)

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