Slitter Operator

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the set-up and operation of slitting machines to convert wide web materials to smaller widths.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews job orders, drawings, specifications, or job cards to determine dimensions and tolerance of finished work, sequence of operation, and set-up requirements.
  • Verifies materials meets specification before processing.
  • Sets-up and operates slitting machine to slit continuous lengths of material to specified widths.
  • Spaces and sets rotary blades on machine shaft according to width specified.
  • Threads and aligns material/materials through machine.
  • Pushes button, turns knob, maneuvers joy stick, or depresses pedal to activate machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction. Troubleshoots production problems.
  • Measures work dimensions to determine accuracy of machine set-ups and operation.
  • Removes trim and scrap from machine.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand or with a hoist, forklift, or other type of lifting device.
  • Assembles, packages, and counts rolls according to work order specifications.
  • Packs work orders for shipment as required; secures and protects materials or products for shipping.
  • Places materials on skids for distribution.
  • Accurately and timely record production information manually and in computer system i.e. Lot numbers, scrap, downtime, finished goods, return to stock inventory, hours, output.
  • Debug/setup/troubleshoot/documentation of product, process and raw material trial/testing to meet customer specification.
  • Calculates/converts various unit of measures SF, YDS, LF, MSI, pairs, sheets, each, and material yield.
  • Checks QA on orders; knows correct ISO standards; makes quality decisions and knows when and to whom to go for advice.
  • Knows, follows and enforces all safety standards.
  • Cleans and maintains workstation.
  • Meets performance standards and efficiencies

OTHER DUTIES

  • Cuts cores, assembles boxes, and stacks, marks, and packs finished rolls.
  • Performs backup duties for related positions, as required
  • Serves as a member of employee committees, as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Helpful to have some knowledge of machine operations
  • Helpful to have some knowledge of double coated tapes and pressure sensitive materials.
  • Some knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to machining activities.
  • Knowledge of measuring to 1/64" with a ruler; Must be able to read and use calipers in measuring to +/- .005" with a caliper or micrometer.
  • Skill in operating slitters, rulers, shears, calipers, micrometers, spanner wrench, and basic hand tools.
  • Ability to operate machinery according to specifications; Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately; Ability to calculate material yields; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to pay close attention to detail; Ability to detect product defects.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Slitter Operator | KAPCO

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the set-up and operation of slitting machines to convert wide web materials to smaller widths.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews job orders, drawings, specifications, or job cards to determine dimensions and tolerance of finished work, sequence of operation, and set-up requirements.
  • Verifies materials meets specification before processing.
  • Sets-up and operates slitting machine to slit continuous lengths of material to specified widths.
  • Spaces and sets rotary blades on machine shaft according to width specified.
  • Threads and aligns material/materials through machine.
  • Pushes button, turns knob, maneuvers joy stick, or depresses pedal to activate machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction. Troubleshoots production problems.
  • Measures work dimensions to determine accuracy of machine set-ups and operation.
  • Removes trim and scrap from machine.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand or with a hoist, forklift, or other type of lifting device.
  • Assembles, packages, and counts rolls according to work order specifications.
  • Packs work orders for shipment as required; secures and protects materials or products for shipping.
  • Places materials on skids for distribution.
  • Accurately and timely record production information manually and in computer system i.e. Lot numbers, scrap, downtime, finished goods, return to stock inventory, hours, output.
  • Debug/setup/troubleshoot/documentation of product, process and raw material trial/testing to meet customer specification.
  • Calculates/converts various unit of measures SF, YDS, LF, MSI, pairs, sheets, each, and material yield.
  • Checks QA on orders; knows correct ISO standards; makes quality decisions and knows when and to whom to go for advice.
  • Knows, follows and enforces all safety standards.
  • Cleans and maintains workstation.
  • Meets performance standards and efficiencies

OTHER DUTIES

  • Cuts cores, assembles boxes, and stacks, marks, and packs finished rolls.
  • Performs backup duties for related positions, as required
  • Serves as a member of employee committees, as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Helpful to have some knowledge of machine operations
  • Helpful to have some knowledge of double coated tapes and pressure sensitive materials.
  • Some knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to machining activities.
  • Knowledge of measuring to 1/64" with a ruler; Must be able to read and use calipers in measuring to +/- .005" with a caliper or micrometer.
  • Skill in operating slitters, rulers, shears, calipers, micrometers, spanner wrench, and basic hand tools.
  • Ability to operate machinery according to specifications; Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately; Ability to calculate material yields; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to pay close attention to detail; Ability to detect product defects.

Equal Opportunity Employer