Slitter Operator – South Elgin, IL

Slitter Operator – South Elgin, IL

AWT specializes in unique, innovative, and demanding label and packaging solutions for medical, industrial/OEM, food and beverage, personal care/health & beauty, household, and specialty markets.  More than 35 years of experience has taught us a few things and helped us to become the leading provider of custom packaging, labeling, and converting solutions in the country. From eye-catching consumer labels to medical device applications that can stand up to sterilization, we have a unique blend of precision processes, quality systems and research-based ideas to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

AWT Labels & Packaging is currently looking for a Slitter Operator for our South Elgin wide web printing facility focused on flexographic printing and laminated structures.  Our Slitter Operators are responsible for safe and efficient operation of our slitting machines to meet customer needs while maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Job Duties:

  • Follow daily slitting schedule
  • Verify slitting requirements before starting job
  • Confirm slitting requests are legible and accurate
  • Ensure materials are gathered as needed and proper blades for materials are on slitter and adjusted
  • Complete roll identification verification before slitting
  • Finished product meets Slitting Request requirements
  • Slit rolls properly identified and palletized for transfer for entry into inventory or staging area
  • Waste accurately measured and recorded
  • Basic preventative maintenance performed and documented
  • Keep work area clean and tools and supplies maintained in orderly manner

Desired Skills and Qualities:

  • Ability to work with machinery
  • Must be able read a ruler
  • Self-motivated and have ability to work with other as well as independently
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures and work with minimal direction
  • Safety conscientious
  • Ability to read and understand tasks assigned

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience preferred
  • Position requires being on feet for long periods of time and a lot of twisting and bending
  • Lifting requirement of 50 lbs. or more
Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: South Elgin

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