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Why You Should Work Here

Climatech offers exciting career challenges and growth opportunities for bright, ambitious individuals to join the Climatech family. We are committed to promoting from within whenever possible, and currently have manufacturing opportunities available at all levels of throughout our company. As an employee-owned company, it is our goal to foster an environment that inspires growth and prosperity to our greatest assets; our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our shareholders.

Job Description

Use general hand tools to set up, run, troubleshoot and tear down plastic extrusion lines. Mix materials. Use a variety of measurement and inspection equipment to document and determine proper configuration and performance of our product. Operate powered off line fabrication equipment (punches, drills, routers, etc.). Package and palletize finished product. General housekeeping. Responsible for executing all processing activities on an extrusion line.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Quality conscious with the ability to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable parts. Pays attention to detail and notifies assigned extrusion technician when part falls out of specification.
  • Read blue prints, follow quality requirements, measuring and documenting the quality of part being produced using calipers, digital comparator, tape measure, digital and steel ruler. Ensure that all extrusions meet design specifications. Accurately and thoroughly fill out all required paperwork.
  • Follow traveler instructions for lengths, quantity per package and pallet.
  • Review traveler to determine correct product labeling, packaging, crating and packaging arrangements. Label, package and palletize finished product as specified. Prepare all required labels on thermal transfer printer. Lifting 50 + lbs., bending & twisting to palletize boxes on skids. Obtain and prepares necessary cartons for product packaging, seals cartons with pneumatic staplers and tape. Construct necessary skids and crates using provided materials and pneumatic fastening tools. Arrange finished product onto skids and crates as specified.
  • Ensure that all materials are staged in a timely manner to execute production. This includes resins for primary and secondary extruders, colorant and packaging.
  • Ensure all scrap materials are kept clean, properly sorted, labeled and staged without contamination.
  • Ensure that all set-ups and teardowns are performed efficiently. Following specific operating procedures, guidelines and instructions. Properly cleaning all extrusion tooling at job tear-down.
  • Ensure that all dedicated tooling and tools are used appropriately and remains as designated on each extrusion line.
  • General housekeeping of extrusion line and production areas. Keeping plant cleaned, organized, safe and items put away correctly in proper locations.
  • Operate forklift as needed.

Minimum Years of Experience

A high school diploma or the equivalent. A team player possessing good math, mechanical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. The ability to comprehend written documentation, engineered drawings and use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers and dedicated check fixtures. Ability to use hand held tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, etc. Able to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment, work under pressure and time deadlines. A self-starter with an organized, results oriented approach.

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Stability & Growth Opportunities
  • Group Health & Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • We are 100% employee owned so the retirement plan we offer is the Employee Stock Ownership Plan!

Application Information

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About Company
Climatech manufactures plastic profile extrusions and fabricates die-cut components to serve a worldwide customer base. We have been an industry leader since 1969 and we are an employee-owned firm.

6950 Washington Avenue South, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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