Profession slitter operator

Slitter operators set up, operate, or tend machines, in order to cut, slit, bend, or straighten sheets of metal, paper, or other materials to specific widths. Slitter operators must also ensure quality, by examining various end-products and observing pre-defined tolerances.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Dispose of cutting waste material

    Dispose of possibly hazardous waste material created in the cutting process, such as swarf, scrap and slugs, sort according to regulations, and clean up workplace.

  • Pack goods

    Pack different kinds of goods such as finished manufactured products or goods in use. Pack goods by hand in boxes, bags and other types of containers.

  • Maintain slitting machinery

    Maintain slitting machinery and equipment, to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust when necessary, using hand and power tools.

  • Operate slitting machinery

    Operate a machine to convert sheets of paper, metal or other materials into strips of specified witdhs.

  • Check quality of products on the production line

    Check products for quality on the production line and remove defective items before and after packaging.

  • Supply machine with appropriate tools

    Supply the machine with the necessary tools and items for a particular production purpose.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

Optional knowledge and skills

repair slitting machinery work ergonomically inspect quality of products read standard blueprints manufacturing of daily use goods types of paper manufacturing of sports equipment types of metal carry out measurements of parts manipulate plastic manipulate metal monitor stock level record production data for quality control weigh materials set up the controller of a machine types of plastic troubleshoot