Slitting/Sheeting Machine Operator
Written October 17, 2019
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Sets up and operates slitting/sheeting machine to cut inspected stock rolls into pieces of specified widths.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Loads roll onto slitter/sheeter.
- Selects, cleans, and installs spacers and cutting blades on machine shaft and turns setscrew to secure them into position according to die key or established measurements.
- Threads sheeting through slitter/sheeter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications.
- Hones cutters to remove nicks.
- Sets speed, rewind, and roll tension.
- Observes slitting, sheeting, stacking, and rewinding operation and examines cut pieces.
- Performs accurate face film cutting by maintaining critical cutting depth, pressure, and spacing.
- Pulls waste from cut rolls.
- Measures or compares slit/sheeted material with standard to verify conformance to specifications.
- Stacks and weighs slit/sheeted material and records weight and color of load.
- Maintains production records as required.
- Moves completed goods to storage or to next process station.
- Performs routine maintenance, lubrication, and minor repairs on equipment.
- Maintains cleanliness of work area, tools, and equipment.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Carries out conduct and leadership responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to one-on-one and small group situations to management, outside resources, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Some independent travel may be required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic chemicals, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.