• Granite City, IL
  • Granite City, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation

The Slitter Operator's task is to work in concert with the production department ensuring the quality and efficiency of the printed roll stock created by the printing department. The primary responsibility consists of running and managing the machine that automatically slits and trims printed roll stock.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.
  • Notifies supervisor when maintenance problems arise.
  • Effective with following instructions and requests from supervisor and management.
  • Seeks out information on orders and job duties when in doubt.
  • Communicates well with other operators at any time throughout their shift specifically at shift change.
  • Keeps floor free from obstructions, paper, and other materials, and keeps general work area clean.
  • Reports to work on time and is dependable.
  • Comply with departmental & job safety practices.
  • Other duties assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Associates degree from an accredited College or trade school preferred
  • Two to three years' experience working within the printing industry
  • Must complete Safety Orientation, Departmental Safety Training and OSHA Standards Training

Other Duties

Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and you may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs.   Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.


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