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Extrusion Assistant (Night shift)


Location: Sanford ME, United States (US) 
Job Function: Production
Career Level: Apprenticeship / Studies



Polyvantis is one of the leading global players in the market for high-quality acrylic and polycarbonate films and sheets. Formed by merging the specialized divisions of two companies, we combine the innovative strength and technological expertise to offer holistic solutions for a global customer base from various industries, including construction, transportation and aerospace, electronics, automotive and home and garden. We employ around 1,500 people at 16 production sites in America, Europe, Asia and Africa, offering them a wide range of tasks and development opportunities.



You will be responsible for the safe and high quality operation of the assigned sheet extrusion line area and related process equipment and material handling.  In this role, you will be responsible for following system instructions and coordinate assigned line area activities.    



  • Assist in the operation of Sheet Extrusion line and related process equipment according to SOP’s, SOC’s and system instructions.  Back-up Operator as assigned and necessary.    

  • Complete training to become a Certified Sheet Extrusion Operator within 24 months.  

  • Assist in the packaged product quality of schedule product, according to Manufacturing Specifications, Control Plans and ERP system instructions through product and process quality inspection for all activities, specifically the dimensional properties, saw cutting quality, packaging and overall product appearance.    

  • Enter operational data into SAP as needed fora accurate accounting of all materials and timely SAP transactions and Process Orders.    

  • Active participation in OEE improvement teams and activities to improve product quality, costs, accuracy of data, on-time delivery and new product innovations.    

  • Enter Work Orders for repairs.  Enter logbook entries for documentation of activities.  

  • Maintain 5S, safety, ESP and TPM standards in area.  

  • Maintain proficiency and licensing for industrial vehicles, including specialty vehicles.   

  • Be current in all training profile requirements.  

  • Other tasks as assigned by Area Manager or Team Leader.  



  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, and coordinate the team activities  

  • Person trained to achieve 50% competency in less than 3 months, 70% competency within 6 month and 90% within 24 months.    

  • Computer knowledge (primarily SAP & Microsoft Office)  

  • Knowledge of raw materials specifications,  product specifications and customer requirements.  

  • Should have 1 – 3 years’ actual experience in aiding operation of a thermoplastic sheet extrusion line, or similar experience.  



We listen: Your ideas along our corporate values of creativity, openness, responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit are important to us.

  • Coverage: Long-term account, group accident insurance, support for caring for relatives, sickness benefit subsidy
  • Health and social affairs: Prevention programs, social and employee counseling

...and much more. You can find an overview of our benefits on our careers page.



Sounds interesting? Learn more about us and apply here: Realize your dreams at Polyvantis!


You don't meet all the requirements? No problem - for us, it's not just about certificates, professional qualifications and previous experience, but also about personal development potential.


Polyvantis seeks the best candidates, and as a result is an equal opportunity employer that is proud to provide equal access to jobs regardless of protected status.


Requisition ID:  2995