Come Join Our Team

When you begin a career path with Shadow Plastics, you gain experience working with widely popular plastic products in a fast-paced, yet stable industry.

Since 2019, Shadow Plastics has been a member of the Rice Lake Weighing Systems group of companies. When you join our team, you become part of a local workforce family of more than 500 hard-working individuals.

When you apply for a Shadow Plastics position, you'll see openings in our other Rice Lake Weighing Systems companies that you are welcome to view as well.   

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Career Openings

Part Time Shift

Choose from

  • Wednesday through Saturday 6am-12pm (Part Time Hours) 
  • Wednesday through Saturday 12pm-6pm (Part Time Hours)


At Shadow Plastics the extrusion line operator is responsible for helping maintain a safe, clean and productive work environment. It is an expectation that all employees communicate any health or safety related matter to their lead or a member of management in a timely fashion. A good operator must be able to receive and follow through with work instructions, and must ensure that work orders are done efficiently and with high quality each time. A big part of being a good employee and teammate is being at work on time every day, as such all employees are expected to maintain a good working attitude and attendance. Teamwork is essential for taking care of extrusion lines, changeovers, wrapping and banding pallets and other tasks to enable the shift to run efficiently. The operator must be able to work well in a team and individually. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Run the bag machines and perform all roll and bag packaging as required 
  • Make safe efficient splices on all lines, and assemble boxes as needed 
  • Ability to operate all lines 
  • Operate the core cutter 
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area 
  • Occasional forklift and overhead hoist operation 
  • Operate the Dalmec machine for specific lifting operations 
  • Segregate scrap to prevent contamination with reprocessing 
  • Operate power tools and basic hand tools 
  • Frequent use of utility knives
  • Work individually and in a group setting
  • Occasional carrying of product (up to 50 lb)
  • Occasional lifting of 75 lb  
  • Occasional reaching above shoulders and below waist
  • Hot environment in the summer