Downstream Production Machine Operator

in Cooke County, TX

Job Description

Downstream Operator

Dura-Line, an Orbia business is hiring Downstream Operators to join our Gainesville, Texas Team.


At Dura-Line we create solutions that better connect people and information across the globe. Your work with us will help reinvent the future of cities and homes, link communities to data infrastructure, expand access to health and wellness, and create critical human connections between families and friends.


Job Description

The Downstream Operator is the entry level position in our Extrusion department. As a Downstream Operator, you will utilize standard tools and measuring devices to catch any basic abnormalities. You will be responsible for making sure the final product is wrapped around the reel in an even and neat manner.


This position is a full-time position, on-site at our extrusion plant located at:

2406 I-35 Frontage Road

Gainesville, Texas 76240


What can you expect in a Downstream Operator role at Dura-Line?

  • You will collaborate with fellow production workers to ensure that the orders are properly wound onto reels for shipment to customers, assist line start-ups and reel changes, place the correct reel onto the reeler and prepare for start-up, and operate the reeler (manual and auto mode).
  • You will use your attention to detail to perform basic quality checks that will ensure that the product meets customer specifications.
  • You will perform all work cautiously, with safety of yourself and fellow team members at the top of mind always.
  • You will help to maintain a safe space for your team to share feedback and ideas for improvements.


What is in it for you? Our Amazing Benefits!

  • Competitive starting hourly wage of $18.00 per hour
  • Sign-On Bonus of $1,500 paid out over the course of your first 90-days with Dura-Line.
  • Work HALF of the month, having every other weekend as a 3-day weekend! (12-Hour, 2-2-3 schedule)
    • Day Shift Hours 7:45 am – 8:00 pm (2-2-3 shift rotation)
    • Night Shift Hours 7:45 pm – 8:00 am (2-2-3 shift rotation)
      • Night Shift receives an additional $3.00/hr. shift differential) 
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus (depending on plant performance).
  • IMMEDIATE Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription benefits on the first day.
  • 6% 401(k) match with an additional 3% contribution by Dura-Line. Did I mention that you are FULLY VESTED on day 1 also?
  • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Volunteer Time.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service (up to $5,000 for undergraduate programs and up to $7,500 for graduate programs).
  • ENDLESS professional growth potential with our GLOBAL family of Orbia companies.
  • BRING A FRIEND! Employee Referral Bonus of $1,500 for your referrals that join us after your date of hire.

What does Dura-Line need from you?

  • Your commitment to being a reliable and punctual team player. (Attendance on scheduled workdays is a must!)
  • Your commitment to wearing gloves, eye protection, and steel toe boots always, and dust mask, earplugs, hard hats, and face shields as necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, neat, and orderly workspace.
  • Your ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as the ability to push and pull pipe coils.
  • Your ability to work most of the time indoors on the plant floor, with heat, dust, and noise and work some of the time outdoors in any weather condition.
  • Your ability to remain in a stationary, standing position 80-100% of the time. Must be able to squat, bend, or stoop as much as 25% of the time on some days.
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Job Posting: 3102239

Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

Updated On: Jun 05, 2024

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