SLITTER OPERATOR (2nd Shift) - Minneapolis, MN
Olympic Steel, a leading national steel service center, is seeking a talented addition to our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical / dental and 401(k).
Status: Full Time
The Slitter Operator safely performs position specific responsibilities in line with Olympic Steel’s Core Values to ensure the highest level of productivity and quality while adhering to all relevant company policies and procedures. Is a safety leader at all times by personally observing all safety requirements and ensuring compliance from co-workers and visitors. Supports and contributes to continuous improvement initiatives and strives to improve safety, quality, and efficiency in all areas of responsibility. Satisfy customer requirements of quality, quantity and delivery in a safe manner, while maximizing productivity. Sets up and operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths. Selects, cleans and installs spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks. Lowers arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge. Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance. Signals helper to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist. Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule. Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with hand-crank, and starts machine. Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges and surface defects. May oil and clean machine. May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls. May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit. May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.
• Mechanically inclined, production oriented, and safety and quality conscious.
• General knowledge of crane operation and ancillary lifting devices.
• Basic math skills.
• Proven reliability.
• Self-motivated with ability to work under general supervision.
• Detail oriented with ability to inspect material for quality conformance through the use of measuring devices and drawings.
• Team oriented with effective communication skills.
• Fine motor and gross motor coordination.
• Functional literacy.
• Working knowledge of general computer programs.
• Previous experience with precision instruments.
Qualified, interested candidates may submit applications below. Resumes will not be accepted without a complete application.
For Internal Applicants: Current Olympic Steel employees must meet minimum job qualifications, have a current performance rating of satisfactory or better and have completed at least 90 days of service in their current position. Some service time exceptions may apply.