Machine Operator-Slitter


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD27.00 per year

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Branch Information

Houston, TX - North - (USA) 24624 Interstate 45 North Suite 226 TX Spring , TX 77386



Job Description

A Slitter Operator is responsible for the preparation and processing of material in and out of the Slitting Operation.

· Will load a payoff using an overhead hoist with a coil hanging from 35 ton and thread the material through the machine initially by hand and then jogging it through the cutting pressure, put data into the shop floor pc, check and validate labels are correct from computer on to the corresponding coils.

Selects, cleans, installs spacers and knives on arbors and hones knives with oilstone to remove nicks.

Installs rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit.

Lowers the arbor until knives mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge.

Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimension of cut specifications.

Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with hand crank, thread edge trim to scrap winder and starts machine.

Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, burrs on edges and surface defects.

ill observe the machine and is required to communicate mechanical or quality issues timely

Will ensure the work area is consistently kept in compliance with all housekeeping and safety standards