Slitting Machine Operator Salary
A Slitting Machine Operator earns an average wage of $14.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Job Description for Slitting Machine Operator
Slitting machine operators are tasked with setting up slitting machines according to a machine operator's manual for use, typically under the direction of a supervisor. They are expected to work either indoors or outdoors and adjust to changes in environments depending on where they must install these machines.Read More...
These operators maintain or operate machines that are manufactured to modify metals, plastics, or other materials, and must have extensive knowledge of the materials they work with in case a tool must be adjusted to modify a material. They typically work under the direct supervision of a group leader and plant product manager to determine which machines will be used by which workers, and they are expected to be cross-trained to successfully operate any type of machine. They must also have an understanding of machine repairs and basic preventive maintenance tasks, and communication skills and the ability to assist in the training of other operators are highly beneficial in this position.
A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers may also require an associate's degree in the training field in which they will work. These operators are expected to take instructions well and enter data of their production into a computer database, and they should also be able to stand on their feet for twelve-hour shifts and lift at least least 50 lbs. throughout their shifts.
Slitting Machine Operator Tasks
- Operate automatic and manual machines.
- Maintain and repair machines.
- Set up and adjust machines to meet specifications.
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