Position: Slitter Operator
Department: Production
Division: Samuel, Son & Co.
Type: Full-time Hourly
Location: Columbia, Tennessee, USA

Job Description:

​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. Assure 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. 
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process and quality system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process and quality system.
  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Verify the implementation of solutions.
  • Control further processing, delivery or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Represent the needs of the customer in internal functions in addressing QS 9000 requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must have a minimum of 1 years' experience operating a metal slitter.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Experience in automotive is a plus.



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