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Slitter Operator - Third Shift

Location: Windsor, CT, United States
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Our Slitter Operator supports Mativ’s Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions Function.  This individual is responsible for all aspects related to setting up and operating several slitters used for converting jumbo rolls of adhesive products into smaller rolls.  Operation generally involves the loading of a jumbo roll onto unwind, adjusting machine components for the specific product, slitting and rewinding continuous strips of adhesive product onto cores.  The role includes inspection of the web while slitting and booking of completed product. Operation will also include understanding packaging requirements and packing or instructing others to pack. At all times, the Slitter operator is to provide guidance to the team at the work cell and is to work in conjunction with other slitter operators to expedite change overs and trouble shooting. This position reports to the shift supervisor
  • Obtains work orders from the supervisor as required.
  • Responsible for the timely production of quality products in accordance with established standards.
  • Prior to start up performs required safety checks and inspection
  • Acquires material specified in the work order BOM.
  • General set up of the specified equipment to the specified product being manufactured.
  • Loading of jumbo onto the unwind
  • Runs job in accordance to established standards.
  • Able to label all products and cartons per established standards.
  • Packing of product into or onto the correct corrugated packaging.
  • Inspects finished product for defects and sets aside scrap.
  • Performs booking and line clearance of all jobs.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the operation are performed in accordance with ISO Procedures.
  • Removes/provides required quality samples for submission to QA department.
  • Alerts shift supervisor to any quality issue or machine malfunction.
  • Performs minor maintenance duties and repairs as required.
  • Responsible for cell housekeeping and assists with general department housekeeping as required.
  • Promotes teamwork.  Organizes the workstation to maximize efficiency.
  • Complete all necessary adjustments and fine tunes equipment to achieve maximum efficiency and quality of product.
  • Displays attributes in line with Scapa’s 10 Guiding Principles
  • All duties as they pertain to the Packer role if required.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the operation are performed in accordance with ISO Procedures.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment.
  • Participation in continuous improvement programs to enhance manufacturing processes.
  • Assist the department as required.
  • Participation in cost out initiatives
  • Other duties as required.
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Proven ability to work as a team within a diverse workforce in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate initiative to learn and accept additional responsibility.
  • Acceptable attendance record
  • Ability to foster creative change in an established team environment.
  • Computer aptitude
  • Ability to use and understand basic math.
  • Working knowledge of ERP Systems
Position Demands
Conditions are that of a manufacturing environment:
  • Air Temperatures can range from cold to hot.
  • The atmosphere may contain dust, fumes, and odors.
  • May include mechanical, electrical, chemical, explosive and radiation hazards.
Employees are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including:
  • Safety shoes (steel toe or composite toe)
  • Safety Glasses
  • Bump Caps
  • Protective Gloves, when performing certain tasks
  • Hearing Protection, when required.
  • Other personal protective equipment as required for certain tasks.
While performing the duties of this job the employee must meet the physical demands:
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Be able to work 12-hour shifts.
  • Perform repetitive tasks.
  • Routinely stand, sit, hear, walk, and talk.
  • Reach, climb, bend, kneel, crouch, twist, and balance, sometimes in awkward or tight spaces.
  • Have good close vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
What we offer
As a Mativ employee, you’ll have access to a variety of benefit programs designed to help you no matter your stage of life.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family
Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The company’s two segments, Filtration & Advanced Materials and Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end-markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.