Reference : USA00177

Slitting Machine Operator - 3rd shift

  • Technical Production
  • United States WAYNE
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 12/01/2021

Position description

Looking for a GREAT PLACE TO WORK? Look no further!

Saint-Gobain is a Global Top Employer


Our team in Wayne, NJ is looking for a 

Slitting Machine Operator - Films

3rd shift 11pm - 7:30am


We offer competitive salary, matching 401k, bonus program, retirement plan, Med/Rx/Dental/Vision benefits start day one, tuition reimbursement and so much more.


Scope: Primarily responsible for slitting and rewinding a variety of film materials into various widths and lengths to meet customer orders and/or for further in house processing. This position will also be a flexible production operator within the Film packaging department. Material handling responsibilities to help stage materials for the upcoming orders. Operator is responsible to perform all necessary work order and inventory transactions using the software control systems such as Eagle (via iPad), Factivity (MES) and QAD (ERP). This position may also be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

  • Slit and package materials according to SOPs, work instructions, work orders, and/or special instructions. Setup, adjust, and change slitter blades as needed. Disassemble and reassemble machines and replace parts as needed.
  • Maintain necessary records as required by SOPs and work instructions: An accurate inventory of materials used and finish product produced by accurately completing log book information, production paperwork, inspection reports, and reporting in Factivity MES, QAD as required. Once work order is completed, move materials & products to the proper areas.
  • Adhere to SOPs for clean room environment.
  • Communicate and cooperate with fellow employees to maintain quality, operational efficiency, and a safe workplace. Exhibits awareness, engage and contribute to plant objectives and demonstrates safe work practices.
  • Perform setup, in-process, and final inspection as required by SOPs and work instructions. Prepare finished product for packaging according to the work order instructions.
  • Visually observe, troubleshoot, and report non-conformance condition (either product or process).
  • Verify counts and ensure proper product size using appropriate measuring devices.
  • Daily duties are subject to change based on department needs and/or as directed by the area engineer/supervisor.
  • Notify supervisor of need to order consumables (tape, equipment parts, etc.) in a timely manner.
  • Participate in self-development and training of others.
  • Participate actively in 5S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain)
  • Exhibits safety awareness and safe work practices. Understand all environmental policies and significant environmental impact of job activities in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard.
  • Hours may be adjusted to compensate customer demands
  • Must be willing to work overtime (inlcuding weekends)


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Trade school or associates degree is preferred.     
  • Experience in manufacturing production, converting (slitting), or material handling is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of area specific Saint-Gobain products and processes
  • Must show self-initiative, be engaged, work effectively within a high paced manufacturing environment.
  • Basic command of the English language, written and verbal. Must be able to read and follow SOPs, labels, and instructions.
  • Basic mathematical and mechanical abilities necessary to fulfill position requirements.
  • Basic computer skills (Windows and Microsoft Office) are necessary to fulfill department requirements.
  • Training and/or experience in Statistical Process Control techniques.

Who are we ?

Our commitment to being a Great Place to Work is a strong one. We encourage and foster our employees to be engaged through their participation in various committees/ teams. These teams help build a relationship between employees; they bring together employees from different shifts, different departments, and different career levels and promotes a culture of unity and pride. In an environment of listening, caring, developing, thanking and inspiring, the Saint-Gobain Wayne Plant IS a Great Place to Work

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