Slitter Operator 3Rd Shift

Amcor Rigid Plastics Usa, Inc. Madison , WI 53706

Posted 4 months ago

Job title: Slitter Operator

BG/BU: AFA/ Flexibles North America

Location: AF Madison

Job family: Production- Slitting Department

Reports to (Title): Manufacturing Supervisor
1.Job Overview

  • Operate the slitter while following customer quality specifications, ensuring dimensions, sizes of rolls, quantity and print quality are accurate. Perform rework/rewinding of rolls with identified defects from primary operations.
    2.Job Dimensions

  • AF Madison has a staff of around 150 co-workers. This Department is comprised of Operators and Assistants.

  • This position is full-time, Monday-Friday but supports up to a 24/7 operation

  • This role has no direct reports
    2.Principal Accountabilities

Slitter Operators maintain the following accountabilities:

  • Follow all safety rules

  • Monitor and direct the activities of the Slitter Assistant by monitoring their work and advising and/or guiding as needed

  • Train Slitter Assistant to a comfortable level of proficiency that will allow them to run through breaks and fill-in as an operator as needed

  • Work with supervision, planning and Quality to get rework completed efficiently

  • Ensure proper and accurate set up of the machine including the following:

  • Review job folder and data on computer regarding job

  • Use hoist to hang rolls

  • Review blueprints and complete slitting checklist to obtain accurate customer specifications

  • Set web guides and knives pursuant to customer specifications

  • Wipe rollers with alcohol, adjust gauges, adjust cores or spacers and put lay down arms on slitter

  • Prepare machine (check specifications) for next job by reviewing job folder and data on computer

  • Ensure machine is operating according to process specifications

  • Watch for wrinkles, voids, print quality, and fisheyes on current job running

  • Record sets on AS400 and daily totals on scoreboards as required

  • Set footage counter, hang rolls, cut out press stops and splices

  • Take sets off slitter and put cores on slitter

  • Obtain and deliver samples to the lab for Quality Assurance

  • Help assistants by labelling, bagging, and putting away sets as time permits

  • Complete other duties as assigned by Manufacturing Supervisor



  • Engineering

  • Supply Chain

  • Maintenance

  • Contractors/Vendors

Education and Certifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Job Specific skills and abilities

  • Proficient mathematical and measurement skills. Knowledge of metric conversions

  • 1-2 years slitter assistant experience preferred

  • Ability to run multiple job simultaneously

  • Ability to handle project-type work while working individually with little supervision

  • Experience working with production computer software

  • Broad knowledge of product and customer specifications

  • Mechanical knowledge of and ability to adjust gauges, scales and hand tools

Amcor Leadership Framework competencies

The 3 Leadership competencies which will apply to all AFA co-workers:

  • Driving for Results

  • Customer Focus

  • Influencing Others

The Leadership competencies which will apply to Slitter Operator:

  • Command Skills

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Learning on the Fly

Why work at Amcor?

  • Amcor Flexibles Americas is a part of one of the largest global packaging companies in the world. Well diversified product offering, in heavy growth mode, which means more career opportunities locally and internationally

  • Outperformance A place where you will be challenged and supported to outperform

  • Diversity Join a global team of over 40 nationalities. Our diversity fuels our creativity, innovation and customer focus

  • Training & Development Amcor offers support to develop your skills and abilities to maximise your career potential

  • Community Volunteering You will be encouraged and supported to make a difference, such as with our EarthWatch and Amcor Community Program

  • Competitive compensation, bonus potential, excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, 401K (match, age and service and profit sharing), tuition reimbursement, wellness program and employee assistance program.

Madison, ranked one of the best place to live in America

  • Madison continues to boast a strong and thriving economy, with a top ten University, University of Wisconsin (one of the top research universities in the world)

  • Listed as top college town, foodie city and music destination

  • One of the top bicycling cities

  • Heavy growth in residential housing, with very affordable options even in the greater city

Keywords: Extrusion, Machine Operator, Operator, Printing, Coating, Extrude, Packaging, Lamination, Web-handling, Laminate, Mixing, Dispensing, Assistant, Finishing, Slitting

About Amcor

Amcor (ASX: AMC; is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.

AFA Overview

With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award-winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


We participate in E-Verify. For more information, please see the E-Verify Participation Poster and Right to Work Poster at the hiring location.

Pay Transparency Policy

Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Slitter Operator 3Rd Shift

Amcor Rigid Plastics Usa, Inc.