Machine Operator - Slitter

Associated Materials, Woodbridge Township New Jersey

Company Description Associated Materials is the parent company for leading building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Revere, Alpine and Preservation.  With a legacy of over 65 years in business, we create, develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.  If you're searching for a rewarding career, consider AMI!

Job Description A Slitter Operator is responsible for the preparation and processing of material in and out of the Slitting Operation.
  • Will load a payoff using an overhead hoist with a coil hanging from 15lbs. to 5000lbs and thread the material through the machine initially by hand and then jogging it through the cutting press
  • Input data into the shop floor pc, check and validate labels are correct from computer on to the corresponding coils.
  • Selects, cleans, installs spacers and knives on arbors and hones knives with oilstone to remove nicks.
  • Installs rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit.
  • Lowers the arbor until knives mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge.
  • Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimension of cut specifications.
  • Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with hand crank, thread edge trim to scrap winder and starts machine.
  • Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, burrs on edges and surface defects.
  • Will observe the machine and is required to communicate mechanical or quality issues timely
  • Will ensure the work area is consistently kept in compliance with all housekeeping and safety standards
  • Responsible for arranging stacking panels according to packaging specification
  • Responsible for meeting standards relating to productivity and quality daily
  • Filling out and submitting required paperwork daily
  • Other duties as assigned

  • 2 years of experience in manufacturing facility preferably in roll forming capacity
  • Excellent communication skills for this hands-on role
  • Must be fluent read/writing/speak English
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Safety Conscious

Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Recruiters: Please note that Associated Materials, Alside and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to AMI or any of its employees will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services. Any questions regarding recruiting services of any kind must be sent to jobs at associatedmaterials dot com

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