Extruder in Santa Clarita at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/14/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Extrusion Operator

The ideal candidate performs multiple setups and operations to produce tubular shapes out of thermoplastic materials for manufacturing in a production/manufacturing environment.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Santa Clarita, CA was founded in 1978 by George Duncan, a chemical engineer and Air Force pilot who previously worked for Rogers Corporation, and Bard Parker. His son Robert took over in 2004 and most recently, in 2018, the company was acquired by Ducommun Incorporated. Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) was founded in 1849 and is the oldest continuously operating company in California. Ducommun has been a supplier to the aviation industry since planes first began flying, and Certified is proud to be a part of this great company.

Why Ducommun? 

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Break down, clean, set up and start extruders.
  • Identify the correct material in accordance with the shop order and produce quality part.
  • Must be able to develop speed and accuracy in the machine tear down and set up.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Able to read and interpret documents and follow instruction.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Must complete all assigned paperwork as required.
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours Ability to read and understand load plans

Required Experience and Education

  • Vocational, High school diploma, or general education degree (GED); or 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education, and experience.

This is a generic job posting for an Extrusion Operator.  Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

26381 Ferry Ct
Santa Clarita, California, 91350
United States

Job Requirements


  1. Operations Manager Jobs
  2. Quality Manager Jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled