Cornerstone Building Brands

Extrusion Operator Night Shift

Rocky Mount, VA - Full-time

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Extrusion Operator Night Shift


Rocky Mount, VA, US

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About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description


Starting salary is $16.00 per hour + $2.50 Shift differential 

Night Shift (Rotating 2-2-3 Schedule)


  • Selects and installs machine components, such as dies and calibration systems according to specifications, using hand tools and measuring devices
  • Reviews work orders, specifications, or instructions to determine materials, ingredients, procedures, components, settings, and adjustments for extruding equipment
  • Clears jams, removes defective or substandard materials or products, and readjusts machine components to conform to specifications
  • Adjusts machine components to regulate speed, pressure, and temperature of machine, and amount, dimensions, and flow of materials or ingredients
  • Monitors machine operations and observes indicator lights and gauges to detect malfunctions
  • Set-up and tear down of extrusion tooling
  • Maintain records and data log sheets
  • Replaces worn or broken parts, such as nozzles, punches, and weather-strip units
  • General upkeep and maintenance of extrusion area


  • Complete thirty-six (36) hours as a Material Handler
  • Complete forty-eight (48) hours as a Compound Handler
  • Complete minimum eighty (80) hours in Tool and Die Department (SEE T&D TRAINING FORM)
  • Tooling maintenance (cleaning, polishing, and storage)
  • Tool Change-over (set-up and tear down)
  • Extrusion tool components (dies, calibrators, tanks and templates)
  • Accessory parts (puller pads, punches, weather-strip components, etc.)
  • Complete minimum eighty (80) hours in Quality Department (SEE QA TRAINING FORM)
  •  Production and quality logs
  •  Stacking and tagging
  •  QA prints
  •  Gauges and other fit checks
  •  Color meter
  •  Scheduling board
  •  Measuring and documenting critical dimensions
  •  Proficient in use of calipers and other measuring devices
  •  General knowledge of different types of profiles (i.e. sash, frame, sill, etc.)
  •  Working knowledge of proper puller pads, their use and location
  •  Knowledge of all equipment emergency stops and usage
  •  Knowledge of extruder set-up and general operation
  •  Knowledge of downstream operation
  •  Knowledge of chiller system and acceptable water temperatures
  •  Working knowledge of weather-strip units and weather-strip insertion
  •  Ability to string up tool and assist Extrusion Operators in first pass

Additional information

Site Address: 350 State St. Rocky Mount Virginia 24151

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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