Head of Extrusion – Recycling needed at Truss Ugavi Limited

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Job title : Head of Extrusion – Recycling

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : September 29, 2023

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Job Description

  • We are seeking an experienced Extrusion Head to lead and oversee their extrusion department in the plastic recycling company.
  • The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in managing the extrusion process, ensuring the efficient production of high-quality recycled plastic materials.
  • This position requires strong leadership skills, technical expertise in extrusion, and a commitment to safety, sustainability, and operational excellence.


  • Oversee the entire plastic extrusion process, ensuring the efficient production of high-quality recycled plastic materials.
  • Monitor and adjust extrusion parameters, including temperature, pressure, and speed, to meet product specifications and quality standards.
  • Troubleshoot and address operational issues promptly to minimize production disruptions and downtime.
  • Collaborate with engineers and technicians to optimize process efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance product consistency.
  • Implement preventive maintenance schedules to ensure the continuous and reliable operation of extrusion machinery.
  • Apply the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) approach to identify opportunities for process improvement, waste reduction, and cost savings in extrusion operations.
  • Utilize statistical process control (SPC) and other relevant Six Sigma tools to monitor and analyze data from extrusion processes, identifying areas for enhancement.
  • Champion Lean Six Sigma projects aimed at eliminating defects, reducing variation, and enhancing productivity in extrusion.
  • Provide training and guidance to extrusion staff on the effective use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of extrusion professionals, including operators, technicians, and engineers.
  • Set clear performance expectations, provide coaching and mentorship, and conduct regular performance evaluations.


  • M.Sc. in Polymer Engineering desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in extrusion processes, particularly in plastic recycling.
  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing a diverse extrusion team.
  • In-depth knowledge of extrusion machinery and processes.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: recruitmentsolutions@trussugavi.site using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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