slitter Operator (2nd Shift)

Olympic Steel
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
The Slitter Operator satisfies customer requirements of quality, quantity and delivery, in a safe manner while maximizing productivity. Set up and operate slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths. Select, clean, and install spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks. Press button to lower arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge. Insert spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance. Signal helper to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist. Thread sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule. Secure strips on recoiler, adjust guides and roller tension with handcrank, and start machine. Observe slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges, and surface defects. May oil and clean machine. May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls. May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit. May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.


* Mechanically inclined, production oriented, and safety and quality conscious.

* General knowledge of crane operation and ancillary lifting devices.

* Basic math skills required.

* Working knowledge of general computer programs strongly preferred.

* Previous experience with precision instruments preferred.

* Proven reliability.

* Self motivated with ability to work under general supervision.

* Detail oriented with ability to inspect material for quality conformance through the use of measuring devices and drawings.

* Team oriented with effective communication skills.

* Fine motor and gross motor coordination.

* Functional literacy required.


Qualified, interested candidates may submit applications below. Resumes will not be accepted without a complete application.