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Slitting Operator

Company: Chase Brass
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Wieland, a global leader in the manufacturing of copper and copper alloys for 200 years, currently has an immediate need for a 1st shift Slitter Operator to join our growing team! The role will reside in our Waterbury, CT facility.

The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined. Steel, copper, and metals industry preferred. The pay for this role is $21.70/hour.


  • Comply with all safety rules and regulations
  • Follow PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and JSP (Job Safety Practice) documents
  • Read, understand, and follow all work instructions specific to the equipment
  • Detect and report faulty operations, improper material and unusual conditions
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Set-up and operate slitter machines. Continually monitor material and machine parameters to assure compliance with specifications
  • Use electronic contact and non-contact gauges, indicators, and controls to operate machine and check product
  • Check material for proper gauge, surface finish, or other properties and communicate with metrology lab to ensure product meets appropriate specifications
  • Move material to and from machine using forklifts, transporters, cranes, pallet jacks
  • Direct the work of one or more operators to maximize machine uptime, quality, and productivity
  • Operate rewind equipment, core cutter, saws, etc.
  • Perform light maintenance on machines, such as changing and cleaning work rolls, intermediate rolls, and bearings
  • Perform other similar or related duties or flex to other areas of the plant as required


  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to maintain production records and logs
  • Employment record reflecting reliability. Above average attendance
  • 3-5 years' experience running coil slitters or other related machinery
  • Ability to perform simple math, addition and subtraction
  • Familiarity with use of micrometers and calipers
  • Excellent decision making skills and organizational ability
  • Mechanically inclined, comfort level with using small hand tools
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Wieland provides competitive wages and benefits, including:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401(k) contribution + match, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Bonus opportunity, a Wellness Incentive Program, opportunities for career advancement and more...

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Keywords: Chase Brass, Waterbury , Slitting Operator, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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