Slitting Machine Operator

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the operation of plastic films slitting equipment.

The Slitting Machine Operator is responsible for producing plastic film rolls of food packaging material within standard production efficiencies while verifying they meet customer specifications.  Operators will have overall responsibility for the machine operation from set-up and manufacturing to maintenance and quality control/food packaging safety functions.


Essential Duties

  • Set up and operate the slitter to slit rolls of flexible plastic film, and paper for use in making products for food packaging

  • Maintain acceptable production, waste, quality and food packaging safety standards

  • Visually inspect finished samples to insure customer quality standards and requirements are met

  • Complete production paperwork and data entry on PC in a timely manner

  • Responsible for quality control.  Make adjustment's as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment according to 5s principals

  • Troubleshoot equipment and product quality issues

  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP) and department safety rules

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Communicate orally and/or in writing, to other departments

  • Meet or exceed customer expectations

  • Ensure the training of other operators on essential job functions

  • Perform housekeeping duties as needed to maintain a safe and orderly work environment

  • Be able to lift, push/pull 45 lbs.

  • Be able to stand for prolonged periods

  • Must be able to walk up and downstairs


  • A high school diploma or GED is preferred

  • Prior experience in a flexible converting environment

  • Good motor skills, mechanical dexterity and analytical skills are a plus

Physical Demands
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.