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Slitter Apprentice, Engineered Materials Solutions, Attleboro, MA

Position Title: Slitter Apprentice
Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor
FLSA: Hourly Job Code: SLA22

Position Summary:
Assists the operator with set up and operation of a slitting machine to slit and/or trim a wide variety of clad and mono-metals to close tolerance. Handle material and package cuts for delivery to next operation.


  • Assist in processing material through slitter
  • Assists in setups, routine maintenance, and other equipment related operations.
  • Learn to identify and correct areas of deficiency prior to the start of slitting, and while running
  • Assure thickness, width, burr and surface quality of the material meets the specified requirements
  • Accurately and consistently enter required data into computer systems such as Oracle, time systems.
  • Read and follow route cards, SOPs and other documents accurately.
  • Use hand-held measuring instruments, core cutter, camber bar, other equipment as needed
  • Maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping order and cleanliness in the area
  • May require use of forktruck and overhead crane and hoist systems
  • Wear all required PPE at all times
  • Other duties as required

Education and Experience:

  • High School or Equivalency Diploma preferred
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions in English
  • Basic Shop Math
  • Ability to use hand held measurement devices
  • Experience operating related equipment preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.¬†
  • Standing up to 75% of time


  • Manufacturing
  • High dust, dirt, grease, chemicals, odors, oil, fumes and noise.
  • Exposure to temperatures above 90 degrees -20%

To apply, contact Karen MacKinnon at [email protected]

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