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GEHR, a family owned and operated company, has been ranking amongst the global leading producers of thermoplastic semi-finished products for over 80 years. Our headquarters is located in Mannheim, Germany, 50 miles south of Frankfurt. In 1982 GEHR Plastics Inc., our American subsidiary and production facility, was founded and is now located in Boothwyn, PA. In our branches all over the world, more than 250 employees produce and sell a wide range of extruded rods, sheets, tubes and profiles. Our independence, good partnership with our customers and absolute reliability are the basic pillars of our success.

To enhance our team, we are looking for a

Extrusion Operators

Department: Production

Reporting to: Vice President


  • Set up and operate all production equipment
  • Cleaning of all tooling needed for production
  • Changing of all tooling for production based on production schedule
  • Maintain all quality standards on shift including the use of dial calipers and micrometers
  • Labeling of production on each production line
  • Retrieve all raw materials needed for production
  • Remove stock from end of extrusion lines for transfer to inventory
  • Operate forklift from production area to inventory staging area
  • Keep accurate inventory counts on the production manufactured during the shift
  • Put away production into warehouse stock racks
  • Complete daily production logs
  • Authority:

  • If production/quality standards are not being met, the extrusion operator has the authority to shut down a production line if VP or assistant plant manager are not able to be reached
  • Qualifications:

  • High school degree or vocational/technical school training/GED
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to operate in a very safe manner including using all the proper personal protective gear including heat resistant gloves, sleeves and steel toed boots
  • Two years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Able to lift seventy-five pounds
  • Must be able to operate a forklift

You are interested? Please apply with your complete application documents, stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. We look forward to receiving your application.

GEHR Plastics Inc.
24 Creek Circle
Boothwyn, PA 19061
T +1 610 497 – 8941
F +1 610 497 – 8901

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GEHR Plastics Inc.
24 Creek Circle
Boothwyn, PA 19061


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