Slitter Operator

  • Department: Production
  • Division: Service Center
  • Type: Full-time Hourly
  • Location: Columbia, TN, USA

Samuel Son & Co., is Growing! Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity with a family run, Industry leading organization that has been in business for over 160 years!

Bring your strong experience and motivated attitude to Samuel Son & Co.

If you think you have what it takes to become part of our team, please apply with your resume below.

Here is some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive hourly compensation
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement and career growth

The Slitter Operator will operate the slitter line in a safe and efficient manner by following the Set Ups (SL's), directing the slitter crew and starting each shift with a clear coil car, ensuring a high level of quality and productivity on all inputs and outputs in accordance with Company, customer and product specifications.


  • Ensures that Slitter Set Up person has mounted the correct knives and positioned them correctly onto slitting arbour.
  • Makes adjustments to tables, conveyors and rollers to ensure that steel coil are properly positioned over the slitting knives.
  • Directs the helper to monitor the process, tag and band finished coils and off load finished coils.
  • Prepares entries to SL and other records of production activity as needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
  • Constantly monitors cutting process to ensure accuracy of cut, “drop” of the coil and speed of the machine.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Requires more than 3 years of job related experience.
  • Complies with the designated ISO/TS16949 responsibilities, environmental management system, health & safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Ensures company safety policies are adhered to and safe work habits are utilized by all department personnel and visitors. Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as required at all times
  • Maintains a high standard of general housekeeping consistent with 5S standards
  • Strives for continuous improvement

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