Slitter Operator job vacancy in American Packaging (DeForest, WI)

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Company name : American Packaging
Location : DeForest, WI
Position : Slitter Operator

Description :
Slitter Operator
Shifts: Rotating 1st/2nd shift or 3rd – 11:00pm – 7:00am
As an American Packaging Corp. employee you can enjoy all of the following benefits:

Dean Health (3 Deductibles to choose from)
HSA w/employer contribution
Dental – employer paid
Vision – employer paid
Short term disability – employer paid
Long term disability – employer paid
FSA – health and/or childcare
Paid holidays – 11
PTO – 104 hours (prorated based on hire date)
Life – 2x annual salary – employer paid
Voluntary Life and Supplemental Insurance Plans
401(k) – generous employer match
Local Area Fitness Club Discounts

SUMMARY: Slits printed rolls from the press to individual rolls as per customer specifications. Material being slit is inspected for quality/defects and finished rolls are palletized for shipment to the customer.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
Sets up machine.
Uses lowboy to mount full rolls onto machine.
Observes machine operation to detect material defects or machine malfunction.
Measures material dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling/greasing machines and changing female knives.
Prepares required paperwork, including daily production reports, SPC charting, roll tickets and inventory tags.
Trains helpers to operate the slitter.
Cleans area around the machine and does assigned AIB cleaning.
Completes work orders when necessary.
Actively participates in safety programs and makes safety observations. Follows plant safety rules.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, 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 standardized situations.
Candidate must possess/exhibit the following skills/abilities:

Absenteeism: at work every day on time
Accuracy: uncompromised
Communication Skills: technical information, internal/external customers, all levels of employees
Conflict Resolution
Detail: attention to
Fork truck license
Mechanical aptitude
Organizational skills
Shift work
Tape measurer/ruler
Team: work as a member/ with all employees
Tools: hand
Tools: own your own

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 and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Such instances are rare as employees have specific instruction on approved/unapproved lifts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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 occasionally exposed to humid conditions, airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
American Packaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at *

You should be proficient in:

Machine Setups for Production Runs
Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
Excellent Communication Skills
Shop Math Skills

Salary info:
$22.66 – $24.41 / hr

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