Mill/Winder Operator

Mill/Winder Operator

The RENOLIT Group stands for partnership-based service, an international focus and innovative, high-quality, reliable products. With more than thirty production sites and sales entities in over twenty countries, we are one of the world’s leading plastic product manufacturers. Founded in 1946 with seven employees in Worms (Germany), where our headquarters are still today, the company now employs over 4,700 people. Their know-how and commitment make our family-owned business a sought after specialist for high-quality films, sheets and other plastic products.

American RENOLIT Corporation specializes in the manufacturing of plastic films that are used in the Graphics, Signage, and Labeling industry. Other films manufactured in La Porte are used a decorative surface lamination films in furniture applications, and some films are specifically engineered as laminates for exterior building components.  ARC is among the top performers in the industry, and continually strives for innovation.  

Your tasks at RENOLIT

  • Communicate with the Calender Operator to find out the plc settings for the mill or winder
  • Prepare and start up the extruder, and mill also assist with threading the line up during start up
  • Refeed rolls as instructed by the calendar operator
  • Follow all relevant policies and procedures (Safety, 5S, and ARC policies)
  • Provide instruction for co-workers in the correct operation of the extruder and mill
  • Properly conduct quality tests and ensure proper use of quality equipment
  • Keep the calendar operator informed if any of the quality tests are out of specification
  • Prepare all packaging materials for the orders according to the packaging instructions in CoAgo
  • Package rolls
  • Correctly enter QC and production data into CoAgo
  • Keep work area(s) orderly and clean according to 5s standards
  • Take care of the edge trims as well as any scrap rolls in the winder area
  • If the line is down clean the mill and winder area as well as the extruder hopper or hoppers

What we expect

  • Ability to work a 12 hour shift
  • Positive attitude, flexibility
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds regularly
  • Ability to read a tape measure accurately (metric and standard)
  • Basic math skills
  • General computer knowledge
  • High safety and cleanliness standards
  • Good communication skills within the department as well as with other departments
  • Ability to teach and coach fellow team members
  • Dependability on a daily basis
  • Responsible
  • Ability to walk, stand, push, pull, reach overhead, bend, and kneel

What we offer

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Vacation


LocationAmerican RENOLIT Corporation, La Porte
Career LevelJob starter
Start dateASAP

We look forward to getting to know you. Please send us your application.

Your Contact person

Denise Schuman

Denise Schuman

Recruiter & HR Assistant