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Slitter Support Operator
Ref No.: 20-02838
Location: Fontana, California
Pay Rate : $ 16.50 - 20.00 /Hour
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About the Company:

Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE), a joint venture of Worthington and Armstrong World Industries, has established worldwide leadership in the production of suspended ceiling systems. WAVE produces metal ceiling grids that can be combined with Armstrong ceiling boards as a complete package or sold individually.


Founded in 1992, WAVE operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. This philosophy serves as an unwavering commitment to the customer, supplier, and shareholder, and it serves as the foundation for one of the strongest employee-employer partnerships in American industry.


Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the material handling of finished goods and machine operation throughout the facility; including both warehouse and production inventory areas. Preparing and processing materials on the press brake, sheer and hanger strap machine. Performing the loading and unloading of goods from inbound and outbound carriers. In addition, the warehouse forklift and machine operator position may be cross-trained in other production forklift functions to serve as reserve.
General Responsibilities:
  • Complete daily slitter safety inspections (training provided); ensure that equipment is working properly and report any problems.
  • Safely transport finished goods to inventory warehouse and follow proper stacking procedures.
  • Load/unload coil, pallets and other material from trucks, flatbed and box trailers. Decan and stage material.
  • Verify accuracy of inbound/outbound paperwork against actual shipped materials and, where applicable, enter information into computer systems.  
  • Slitter Operation – Assembler/disassemble slitting setups, check for accuracy and quality issues, run the slitting line, load steel coils onto the slitting machine, prepare felts for slitting operation, ensure following safe slitting procedure and meet quality goals.
  • Slitter Support – Set up the recoiler for each run, inspect material during slitting process for quality, unload finished goods from slitting line and package, weigh and tag. Clean out felts during slitting run as necessary.
  • Prepare damage reports for cartons scrap or replace material following standard operating procedures.
  • Follow pick lists and shipping invoices to prepare required number of units for shipment.
  • Develop load configuration for outbound carriers and following standard operating procedures for safe placement of finished goods or other material.
  • Maintain all work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition at all times.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner; use proper lock-out procedures during repairs or machine adjustments. Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and make certain that all safety equipment is in proper working order.
  • Perform these and other related duties as assigned or directed.
  • Actively participate in communication and WAVE culture.
In addition to the above general responsibilities, a machine operator must preserve a safe work environment and work in a safe manner following all safety SOPs.
Measures of Effectiveness; including, but not limited to:
  • Safety – OSHA rate, compliance to regulations/policies, evidence of risk reduction, engagement in 8-Step Safety Process, near-miss reporting
  • Quality – Timely and accurate quality reporting, ability to recognize defects and implement corrective actions, storage of finished goods, cycle counting, delivery of outbound finished goods undamaged
  • Productivity – Accuracy of system input, accuracy of finished goods inventory, delivery of on-time and undamaged materials, load and unload productivity rates
  • Communication – Shift handoff and pick list preparation, conformance to loading procedures, teamwork, kaizen event participation
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Preferred; knowledge and experience of machines in manufacturing environment, or similar experience.
  • Preferred; forklift certification or 2+ years' experience in forklift and machine operation.
  • Able to lift a maximum of 40 pounds.
  • Able to stand 8-10 hours per day at assigned work area
  • Background check required.