Vinyl Extrusion Technician (EMFB400) - Terrell, TX



Job ID:  224720


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


We currently have an opportunity in our Vinyl department for our plant operations in Terrell, Texas.  If you have a desire to learn and grow in a team environment, then Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® could be a great place for your career.    



This position is responsible for assisting the Lead Technician in the set up and operation of vinyl extruders.



  • Assist Lead Technician by setting up machines to minimize downtime
  • Monitor quality of product by performing random quality checks
  • Monitor and changes machine components as needed
  • Load and unload to optimize machine efficiency for operations​​
  • Adjust feed rates, cooling temperatures and pull speeds to produce product that meets tolerances and specifications
  • Review shop orders and drawings to determine job specifications and requirements​
  • Utilize resources to perform extrusion process functions in a safe manner
  • Use forklift to load and unload material
  • Perform any additional duties that are assigned by the Manager/Supervisor/Lead



  • Knowledge/skill set or ability to learn how to set-up and run vinyl extruders
  • Must be able to read calipers and tape measure indicators and be able to learn all other special tools of the department
  • Should be able to learn to understand machine controlling criteria, such as screw speeds, puller speeds, zone temperatures, and cooling/shaping techniques
  • Ability to detect changes relevant to area of responsibility and able to react
  • Have organization skills in order to prioritize work assignments to ensure efficient operations of team and machining environment
  • Able to communicate in a clear and concise manner to achieve intended objective​
  • Read fabrication drawings
  • Able to write and do basic math
  • Punctual and excellent attendance
  • Must be able to work 1st shift, with periods of required overtime
  • Regular and predictable attendance, ability to safely perform tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your job


Physical Requirements

  • Stand and walk for entire shift on concrete, up to 10-12 hours
  • Stand, stoop, bend twist or sit for long periods of time
  • Grasp, squeeze, hold/handle thin to thick metal, hand/power tools, small parts & large items
  • Reach, handle, grasp & turn and lift using upper body while moving
  • Lift, push, pull or move up to 50 lbs. while changing dies and bending material
  • Visual acuity to conduct daily and weekly inspections on the press
  • Transporting materials to the extruder and other departments as required
  • Proper wear of all required Personal Protective Equipment
  • Work in temperatures consistent with same outdoor climate conditions of the region (Heat, humidity, etc.)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


Additional Information

  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer

What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link. 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.

Oldcastle Inc
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 48,000.00
per Year
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Terrell, TX 75160, US