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Job Title:                                                              

Slitter Operator


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager, Slitter Operators are responsible for efficiently setting up the machine, cutting and loading cores, removing finished rolls, performing quality checks, properly labeling and packaging rolls, and filling out all paperwork required in accordance with the established procedures, production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc. Record activities as required in MRP system.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow all safety procedures and company policies.
  • Setting up slitter to slit product to customer specifications.
  • Load rolls of WIP (Work in Process) onto machine and thread machine.
  • Inspects quality of rolls before production begins and continuously checks the quality of the product as it is produced.
  • Properly document quality inspections.
  • Check to be sure all guards are in place and working properly according to procedures.
  • Removes rolls in a timely manner, inspect, label, package, and stack on skid.
  • Weighs and documents all scrap
  • Participate and complete training sessions  
  • Assist other operators with issues of quality or equipment
  • Open to train in operation of all Titan Slitters, Johnstone, and Rewind
  • Interact with Press Lead(s) operators as needed
  • Relay safety incidents or concerns to management


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the United States.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen.
  • Ability to work a 12 hour day on night shift
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • Lift and move materials weighing 50lb or more  
  • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide)
  • Must be able to read a ruler
City:  Chicago
State:  IL

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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