Skip to content

Slitter Operator - 1st Shift

Posted: 03/26/2024

Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Cary, IL facility!

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact.

The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.

 

What ProAmpac has to offer:

  • Quarterly bonus: perfect attendance bonus.
  • Premium pay built into your shift schedule.
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings
  • Company-provided life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellness program – living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives
The 1st shift Slitter Operator operates under the direct supervision of the Process or Shift Team Lead. This position operates slitter machines with the responsibility of meeting all safety, quality and productivity goals. The Slitter Operator must work closely with the Slitter Lead in following proper procedures for slitting in order to ensure that the final product conforms to quality standards.
To perform this job successfully employee must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; problem-solving skills; ability to work accurately, to meet deadlines; ability to work well independently and as part of a team; ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion.
  • Operates machine to slit continuous lengths of material, according to customer specifications: Spaces rotary blades on machine shaft, according to width specified for work order and securing blades in position.
  • Mounts printed roll stock on machine supports and threads material over tension bar, between feed rollers, and under rotary blades.
  • Starts machine and observes flow of material through machine to detect irregular cutting and winding.
  • Moves levers to stop, start, and regulate speed of machine and to align material with rotary blades.
  • Disengages winding shaft and removes narrow rolls of material.
  • Performs daily maintenance on machine.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment 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.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two to three years’ experience working within the printing industry
  • Must be able to read Standard/Metric measuring tape
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematic calculations of standard/metric measurements
  • Available to work 1st shift; 6 am to 2 pm
  • Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to identify and distinguish colors. Close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Scroll To Top