Slitter Operator
Hire Choice Inc.
Burlington, ON

Slitter Operator Steel Coils

Our Burlington client has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Slitter Operator to perform slitting of steel coils used in part manufacturing. As a Slitter Operator, you must have the ability to operator the slitter to perform slitting function, as well as perform the head setting functions, load and unload steel coils, and operate the packaging line.

As a Slitter Operator, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Set-up changeovers (guides)
  • Change separator disks
  • Set slitting knives penetration
  • Sign off double check coil number
  • Measure strip widths, compare results against ordered width, and record actual results
  • Measure the material thickness, confirm actual against specification, record accrual results
  • Measure slitting burr, confirm actual against specification, record accrual results
  • Run equipment to slit master coil
  • Troubleshoot slitter performance during operation
  • Label slit coils (generate computer bar code and place on coils)
  • Complete all necessary documents, place information into the computer system
  • Remove slit coils from the coil re-winder and place on the turnstile
  • Clean up the slit cut tail end scrap

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Assemble or disassemble the slitting head (slitting knives, spacers, rubbers) as per customer order and computer set-up
  • Load and unload master coils or slit cuts
  • Operate crane when necessary
  • Band and package slit cuts
  • Operate the packaging line


  • Previous working experience as a Slitter Operator where you have been responsible for slitting steel coils, setting up the slitting head, moving steel coils and packaging
  • Available to work a three-shift rotation of 8 hours shifts on days, afternoons and nights, Monday to Friday, rotating weekly


  • Direct hire full time, long term, stable opportunity working in Burlington
  • Excellent employment package (benefits, RRSP, etc.)
  • Very competitive wage to start

If you are an experienced Mechanical Assembler seeking long term, full time employment with a growing equipment manufacturer in Hamilton, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Job Type: Full-time