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Slitter Operator

vision insurance, tuition reimbursement
United States, Illinois, Chicago
November 08, 2023
Why Choose Us?

Novolex is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

Our Sustainability Commitment

The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.

How You'll Perform the Role

Under the direction of the Manager, Slitter Operators are responsible for efficiently setting up the machine, cutting and loading cores, removing finished rolls, performing quality checks, properly labeling and packaging rolls, and filling out all paperwork required in accordance with the established procedures, production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc. Record activities as required in MRP system.
Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities: * Understand and follow all safety procedures and company policies. * Setting up slitter to slit product to customer specifications. * Load rolls of WIP (Work in Process) onto machine and thread machine. * Inspects quality of rolls before production begins and continuously checks the quality of the product as it is produced. * Properly document quality inspections. * Check to be sure all guards are in place and working properly according to procedures. * Removes rolls in a timely manner, inspect, label, package, and stack on skid. * Weighs and documents all scrap * Participate and complete training sessions * Assist other operators with issues of quality or equipment * Open to train in the operation of all Titan Slitters, Johnstone, and Rewind * Interact with Press Lead(s) operators as needed * Relay safety incidents or concerns to management * Shift: 3 am -3 pm

What We Need From You

* High School Diploma or Equivalent * Eligible to work in the United States. * Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen. * Ability to work a 12 hour day on night shift * Work overtime as needed * Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management. * Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation * Lift and move materials weighing 50lb or more * Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) * Must be able to read a ruler

What You'll Get From Us

With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.
Community Engagement
At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.
Training and Development
We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.

Home Based Eligible